Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip

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Coach House Books, Apr 14, 2005 - Poetry - 104 pages
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A "New York Times" 100 Notable Book and longlisted for the Warwick Writing Prize, "Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip" collects occasional works written over the past fifteen years, turning vestige into architecture, chagrin into resplendence. In them, we recognize our grand, saddened century.

 

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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

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Contents

Lucite
7
Early Education
9
The Story
15
A Hotel
18
After Trees
22
First Spontaneous Horizontal Restaurant
33
Wooden Houses
39
Draft of a VoiceOver for SplitScreen Video Loop
45
On Painting
69
The Dogs of Dirk Bogarde
73
Lucy Hogg by Baudelaire
80
Coda The Device
83
Essay on Lust
89
Essay on Heaven
91
Essay on Resemblance
93
Report 1624 The House
94

The Stricture
51
About 1836
53
A Modest Treatise
63
Acknowledgements
100
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About the author (2005)

Lisa Robertson is the wife of Alan Robertson and worked withhim at the church in several different ministries before joining him back at Duck Commander. She is a committed mother and grandmother and guides her family in the ways of faith.

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