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Anne Carson Message Board 4/19/2005 10:09:12 PM
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Autobiography of Red
"AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RED", a novel in verse, based on a Hercules myth, in which the epic hero destroys a red-winged "monster" and his little red dog tending red cattle on a Greek volcanic island,becomes the story of a boy, Geryon,growing up in today'w world, with an adolescent crush on an older boy, Herakles. Later, as an adult,Geryon meets Herakles again, and although drawn to him erotically, eventually finds him repugnant. Moving from vario...