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Eros the Bittersweet: An Edible Riff

An audio prose poem, mixing chocolate with desire.

2013 / Richard Fox and Patricia McMillen / TCF, USA

An audio prose poem, mixing chocolate with desire.

This piece takes excerpts from Eros the Bittersweet, scholar/translator/poet Anne Carson's 1986 book-length exploration of romantic love through the writings of Sappho, Sokrates and others.


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Richard Fox and Patricia McMillen

Richard Fox and Patricia McMillen are Chicago-based poets and audio/visual artists who met randomly on a street corner in 1998. This is their first collaboration.


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