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User Review  - mermind - LibraryThing

In a world of poetic experimentation, this work really stands out as deeply emotionally moving. The language and musicality enhanced every piece. Read full review

Review: Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

User Review  - Elisabeth - Goodreads

"Equipped with such formidable mortality whatever style I choose operates in me like a sky-- it passes and changes and persists and I possess nothing but the sum of naming, curious and frantic." Read full review

Review: Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

User Review  - Alice - Goodreads

This book is magical. Robertson's use of language and repetition [akin to the artful (what a stupid word to use here) work she does in The Men] is enchanting and creates some kind of spell on me as I ... Read full review

Review: Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

User Review  - Rodney - Goodreads

Trinket pasticcio, flaunting skyey sheets, With Crispin as the tiptoe cozener? No, no: veracious page on page, exact. Read full review

Review: Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

User Review  - Opal McCarthy - Goodreads

"A young girl slept under/ the opening fingers. But what can we/ keep. All night they sleep. We launch into rest/ and the flames burn through/ alone in its clearing. The brave thing would be/ to sleep in a hut again, dawn to nervy/ dark, studying/ the ground." Read full review

Review: Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

User Review  - Mary Kathryn - Goodreads

Haters will call this book pretentious, but it's a deeply satisfying, sexy, workout for the mind book of feminist poetry. She nails it with her couplet "Utopia is so emotional./ Then we get used to it ... Read full review

Review: Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

oh. so. good. Read full review

Review: Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

User Review  - Carrie - Goodreads

underlining like mad. Read full review

Review: Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

Magnificent! The way her writing incorporates feminism with the continual fragmentation of the gendered-self is rattling, revealing passages in the body that I never even knew existed. Robertson's strongest work yet. Read full review

Review: Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

User Review  - Elizabeth Metzger - Goodreads

(Another version of the same beginning is simpler and more direct: in the long science of submission it is the mind that, quietly spectacular, unhooks the bodies and opens the face.) my fidelity is my own disaster. Read full review


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