Debbie: an epic
Lisa Robertson has applied her rhetorical skills to the epic, and what emerges is a spectacular, subversive vision of the world through female eyes. This is an act of sheer writerly bravado, taking and tweaking the form, enlarging the world between the covers of a book. The language is lush, the concept superactivated, growing over the page at an astonishing clip.
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Review: Debbie: An EpicUser Review - Maureen Thorson - Goodreads
I love poetry that plays off the idea of Roman/Greek writing, and this is no exception. The only drawback, I think, is that the combination of high-flown latinate words, labyrinthine grammar, and ... Read full review
Review: Debbie: An EpicUser Review - Goodreads
I shirked my responsibilities and thumbed through this last night. It's incredible and quote worthy if I weren't working.