Cinema of the Present

Author(s): Lisa Robertson

Poetry

What if the cinema of the present were a Möbius strip of language, a montage of statements and questions sutured together and gradually accumulating colour? Would the seams afford a new sensibility around the pronoun ‘you’? Would the precise words of philosophy, fashion, books, architecture and history animate a new vision, gestural and oblique? Is the kinetic pronoun cinema?

These and other questions are answered in the new long poem fromacclaimed poet and essayist Lisa Robertson. The book is available with four different back covers, designed by artists Hadley + Maxwell.

Praise for Lisa Robertson:

'Robertson proves hard to explain but easy to enjoy. . . . Dauntlessly and resourcefully intellectual, Robertson can also be playful or blunt. . . . She wields languageexpertly, even beautifully.'

The New York Times

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General Fields

  • : 9781552452974
  • : Coach House Books
  • : Coach House Books
  • : September 2014
  • : .4 Inches X 5.57 Inches X 8.1 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 112
  • : Paperback
  • : Lisa Robertson