3 Summers by Lisa Robertson PDF

By Lisa Robertson

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

Organs, hormones, pollution, lesions: what's a physique? In 3 Summers, Lisa Robertson takes up her past matters with shape and literary precedent, and turns towards the timeliness of embodiment. what's form's time? right here the shape of existence known 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 riot, 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 simply time is wild, and basically time — embodied the following in Lisa Robertson’s forceful cadences — can tell.

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

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

Lisa Robertson's books contain Cinema of the Present, Debbie: An Epic, The Men, The Weather, R's Boat and Occasional Works and 7 Walks from the place of work for delicate Architecture. Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip was named one in every of The big apple instances' 100 awesome Books. She lives in France.

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