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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
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
2001: Anne Carson reads from “Decreation: Poetry, Essays, Opera” (Full Audio)
Recorded At: Poets House Spring Street Recorded On: Monday, April 30, 2001