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Decreation: How Women Like Sappho, Marguerite Porete and Simone Weil Tell God

A Lecture by Anne Carson

May 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

Decreation book cover, Poetry Talks, Poetry NYC

Poet Anne Carson discusses the life and work of three women featured in her recent libretto Decreation—the ancient Greek lyric poet Sappho; Marguerite Porete, the 13th century mystic and heretic; and the French philosopher and religious apologist Simone Weil—considering their relationship both to God and to writing.

Sponsored By Poets House


May 1, 2001
7:00 pm