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

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

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

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

The MenThe Men
Lisa Robertson
In Vancouver as the dark winter tapered into springI undertook to singMy life my body these wordsThe men from a perspective.The Men is a work that will be both familiar and fresh to anyone who has read Lisa Robertson. As a poet Robertson has received unrivaled praise for her uncompromising intelligence and style. The Men will not only compliment he ...
Number of pages: 69 | Publication Date: 2006-05-01 | ISBN-13: 9780973974256

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

NillingNilling
Lisa Robertson
Nilling: A sequence of 5 loosely linked prose essays about noise, pornography, the codex, melancholy, Lucretius, folds, cities and related aporias: in short, these are essays on reading. ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 2012-03-31 | ISBN-13: 9781897388891

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

The Path of LifeThe Path of Life
Lisa N. Robertson
The Path of Life helps readers uncover joy on the path of life--the promises, the journey, and the destiny.This exciting and life-changing journey begins by taking the first step.What is the path of life? Perhaps the path is clear, or it may be uncertain and filled with hardships, abundant blessings, or both. No matter what their paths have been, T ...
Number of pages: 176 | Publication Date: 2019-05-07 | ISBN-13: 9780785223566

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