Download e-book for iPad: Cinema of the Present by Lisa Robertson

By Lisa Robertson

"Robertson proves demanding to provide an explanation for yet effortless to get pleasure from. . . . Dauntlessly and resourcefully highbrow, Robertson is also playful or blunt. . . . She wields language expertly, even beautifully."—The big apple Times

What if the cinema of the current have been a Möbius strip of language, a montage of statements and questions sutured jointly and progressively amassing colour? might the seams find the money for a brand new sensibility round the pronoun "you"? could the right phrases of philosophy, style, books, structure, and historical past animate a brand new imaginative and prescient, gestural and indirect? Is the kinetic pronoun cinema?

These and different questions are replied within the new assortment from acclaimed poet and essayist Lisa Robertson. The mind-blowing new assortment will characteristic 3 assorted again covers (designed via artists Hadley + Maxwell).

A quorum of crows can be your witness.

And should you detect you have been bought?

You be aware the odor of rain, bread, and exhaust combined with tiredness.

And should you your self are incompatible together with your view of the world?

And what's the topic yet a stitching?

Once back you're the one that promotes artifice.

At 2 am on Friday, you burn with a maudlin premonition.

And scores and scores and badges and repetitions.

Lisa Robertson's booklet Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip used to be named one of many New York Times a hundred extraordinary Books of 2010 and was once longlisted for the 2011 Warwick Prize. Her different books contain Debbie: An Epic, The Men, The Weather, and Occasional paintings and 7 Walks from the workplace for tender Architecture. She is the 2014 Bain Swiggett Professor at Princeton University.

Show description

Read Online or Download Cinema of the Present PDF

Similar women's poetry books

New PDF release: 100Poema: Trilogia I (Portuguese Edition)

O 100Poema é o I quantity duma Trilogia feita nos anos eighty e reflete os anseios, desejos, alegrias e receios de todos nós, em forma poéticaInclui o 100Vida e o 100Historia

New PDF release: Industry of Brief Distraction

In a voice right away direct, musical, and surreal, those poems record the adventure of a lady as she examines her function in either the political panorama of recent American tradition and in the scope of her familial heritage. Addressing glossy environmental matters and international destruction, the poems preserve a reference to a bigger literary heritage in addition to the author’s own historical past.

The Rapids - download pdf or read online

Pressing and precarious, the poems within the Rapids, Susan Gillis’ 3rd assortment, take us to areas misplaced and reclaimed: a balcony excessive over the St. Lawrence River in downtown Montreal, upstream to the Lachine Rapids, and past, to landscapes as some distance aside as Greece and the B. C. coast.

Download PDF by Frankie Reese: Inwards

Inwards is the path that ends up in wisdom. trip inwards with the writer as she displays at the previous four years of her lifestyles within the type of spoken note, poetry and prose. "Inwards" is a good, open, play-by-play description of the authors emotions, relationships and reports with Love.

Extra info for Cinema of the Present

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Cinema of the Present by Lisa Robertson

by David

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 44 votes