3 Summers by Lisa Robertson PDF

By Lisa Robertson

Recite your poem for your aunt.
I threw myself to the ground.
Where have been you within the night?
In a college one of the pines.
What used to be the which means of the dream?

Organs, hormones, pollutants, lesions: what's a physique? In 3 Summers, Lisa Robertson takes up her prior matters with shape and literary precedent, and turns towards the timeliness of embodiment. what's form's time? the following the shape of lifestyles referred to as a poem speaks with the body's mortality, its thickness, its play. the ten poem-sequences in 3 Summers inflect a background of textual voices — Lucretius, Marx, Aby Warburg, Deleuze, the Sogdian Sutras — in a lyricism that insists on research and insurrection, in addition to the pleasures of description. The poet explores the mysterious oddness of the physique, its languor and endurance, to check the way it shapes the materiality of pondering, including rivers and forests. yet in those poems' landscapes, the time of nature is inherently political. Now in basic terms time is wild, and simply time — embodied right here in Lisa Robertson’s forceful cadences — can tell.

"Robertson proves not easy to give an explanation for yet effortless to take pleasure in. . . . Dauntlessly and resourcefully highbrow, Robertson is also playful or blunt. . . . She wields language expertly, even beautifully."—The manhattan Times

"Robertson makes mind seductive; purely her poetry may flip swooning right into a serious gesture."— The Village Voice

Lisa Robertson's books comprise Cinema of the Present, Debbie: An Epic, The Men, The Weather, R's Boat and Occasional Works and 7 Walks from the workplace for smooth Architecture. Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip was named one among The big apple instances' 100 amazing Books. She lives in France.

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