About the Author
Bianca Stone, the author of Someone Else’s Wedding Vows, received her MFA from NYU in 2009 and is the editor of Monk Books.
I loved the illustrations. I read the book in one sitting and then reread it immediately. It's good to read aloud too.Published 16 months ago by Isabel Porter
I read this because it was required, not because I wanted to read a new version of Antigone. My professor loves the deconstructionist approach; I do not. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Williams
Anne Carson really outdoes herself in her re-imagining of Sophocles' tragedy. The illustrations are bizarre, though some of them are very beautifully fitting. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Underoo23
Anne Carson's Antigonick opens with a sweeping declaration: "We begin in the dark and birth is the death of us. Read morePublished on March 2, 2013 by E Harris
This is truly a gorgeous book. The text is handwritten, there are ink & watercolour illustrations on vellum between lots of the pages, and Carson's version of Antigone is more than... Read morePublished on December 19, 2012 by Anna Karenina
This book was a required purchase for a class. It arrived on time and in great condition. It is not a book I would have ordered if it had not been required so I am glad the price... Read morePublished on December 1, 2012 by Brenda Marshall
An interesting and fresh translation with fascinating and original illustrations. This piece of art can be slowly chewed and and chewed again. Read morePublished on September 15, 2012 by walter stone
Of Antigonick, Carson recently wrote that "everything I've done in the translation is an attempt to convey a move or shock or darkening that happens in the original text. Read morePublished on July 31, 2012 by LC
The illustrations have nothing to do with the content of the play.
The conversational tone and missing punctuation spoil the seriousness of the tragedy,... Read more