3 Summers3 Summers
Lisa Robertson
Recite your poem to your aunt.I threw myself to the ground.Where were you in the night?In a school among the pines.What was the meaning of the dream?Organs, hormones, toxins, lesions: what is a body? In 3 Summers, Lisa Robertson takes up her earlier concerns with form and literary precedent, and turns toward the timeliness of embodiment. What is fo ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 2016-10-18 | ISBN-13: 9781552453308

Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft ArchitectureOccasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture
Lisa Robertson
This delectable book collects the rococo prose of Lisa Robertson. There are essays – many originally published as catalogue texts by art galleries – on the syntax of the suburban home, Vancouver fountains, Value Village, the joy of synthetics, scaffolding and the persistence of the Himalayan blackberry. It makes for one of the most intriguing boo ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2011-01-15 | ISBN-13: 9781552452325

NillingNilling
Lisa Robertson
Literary Nonfiction. NILLING: PROSE is a sequence of five loosely linked prose essays about noise, pornography, the codex, melancholy, Lucretius, folds, cities and related aporias: in short, these are essays on reading.I have tried to make a sketch or a model in several dimensions of the potency of Arendt's idea of invisibility, the necessary incon ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 2012-04-24 | ISBN-13: 9781897388891

The WeatherThe Weather
Lisa Robertson
Poetry. New work by the best-selling author of XECLOGUE and DEBBIE: AN EPIC. "Consider that we need to drink deeply from convention under faithfully lighthearted circumstances in order to integrate the weather, boredom utopic, with waking life. By 'integrate' we mean: to arc into a space without surface as if it were an inhabitable, flickering even ...
Number of pages: 78 | Publication Date: 2001-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9780921586814

A New SeasonA New Season
by Al Robertson, Lisa Robertson
Alan and Lisa Robertson, members of America’s favorite back woods family and the Duck Commander Clan, take on the topic of relationships as they share the secrets that saved their marriage.Infidelity, deceit, distrust, and shame. Unfortunately, these are recurring themes in many of today’s marriages in America—even in the family-values-promot ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2015-01-06 | ISBN-13: 9781476773209

Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul WhipLisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip
Lisa Robertson
A New York Times Notable Book of 2010Longlisted for the Warwick Writing PrizeVerses, essays, confessions, reports, translations, drafts, treatises, laments and utopias, 1995–2007. Collected by Elisa Sampedrin.Lisa Robertson writes poems that mine the past — its ideas, its personages, its syntax — to construct a lexicon of the future. Her poem ...
Number of pages: 104 | Publication Date: 2005-04-14 | ISBN-13: 9781552452158

XeclogueXeclogue
Lisa Robertson
Poetry. Poetics. This book is a reprint of the popular 1993 Tsunami title by the author of DEBBIE: AN EPIC. Part manifesto, part dramatic dialogue, part epistolary prose, XEclogue jams the categories of Woman and Nature, inventing necessary fantasies of history and place. [Robertson] slams open the shutters of these poems ... This is young, fresh w ...
Number of pages: 82 | Publication Date: 1999-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9780921586722

Cinema of the PresentCinema of the Present
Lisa Robertson
"Robertson proves hard to explain but easy to enjoy. . . . Dauntlessly and resourcefully intellectual, Robertson can also be playful or blunt. . . . She wields language expertly, even beautifully."—The New York TimesWhat if the cinema of the present were a Möbius strip of language, a montage of statements and questions sutured together and gradu ...
Number of pages: 112 | Publication Date: 2014-10-07 | ISBN-13: 9781552452974

R's Boat (New California Poetry)R's Boat (New California Poetry)
Lisa Robertson
I wanted narrative to be a picture of distances ringed in purple.Then I wanted it to be electronic fields exempt from sentiment.Then I wanted it to be the patient elaboration of my senses.The boldly original Canadian poet Lisa Robertson has received high praise for the uncompromising intelligence and style of her poetry. In R’s Boat, she brings u ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 2010-04-02 | ISBN-13: 9780520262409

DebbieDebbie
Lisa Robertson
Poetry. One of the more remarkable books of poetry to appear in a long time, Lisa Robertson's DEBBIE:AN EPIC was a finalist for the 1998 Governor General's Award for Poetry. As arresting as the cover image, Robertson's strong, confident voice echoes a wide range of influences from Virgil to Edith Sitwell, yet remains unique and utterly unmistakable ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 1997-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9780921586616

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