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Author: Lisa Robertson

Lisa Robertson's books of poetry include NILLING: PROSE, XECLOGUE, DEBBIE: AN EPIC (nominated for the Governor General's Award for Poetry in 1998), THE WEATHER (winner of the Relit Award for Poetry in 2002), THE MEN and LISA ROBERTSON'S MAGENTA SOUL WHIP. University of California Press published Rousseau's Boat in Spring 2010. Lisa Robertson lives in the Vienne region of France. Her most recent book is the poetry collection CINEMA OF THE PRESENT, from Coach House Books.

The Apothecary
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The Apothecary

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Poetry. THE APOTHECARY stems from the author's desire to remake the sentence--to let it be capacious, preposterous, convivial, and hang it from a pronoun worn like a phantom limb. Robertson wants that ghostly pronoun to reinvent itself afresh in eac...

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Debbie: An Epic
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Debbie: An Epic

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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...

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The Men
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The Men

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Poetry. Lisa Robertson's latest book of poetry is a work that will be both familiar and fresh to anyone who has read her acclaimed work. THE MEN explores a territory between the poet and a lyric lineage among men. Following a tradition that includes...

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Nilling: Prose
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Nilling: Prose

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Literary Nonfiction. NILLING: PROSE is a sequence of five loosely linked prose essays about noise, pornography, the codex, melancholy, Lucretius, folds, cities and related aporias: in short, these are essays on reading.I have tried to make a sketch ...

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The Weather
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The Weather

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Poetry. Lisa Robertson's fourth collection of poetry, THE WEATHER, explores in both form and content the cyclical patterns of experience. Weaving lush observations of the flux and flow of the natural world with a scholar's attention to the evolution...

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XEclogue
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XEclogue

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Poetry. First issued by Tsunami Editions in 1993, XECLOGUE is an exploration of the pleasures of the pastoral poetry from a late-twentieth-century feminist perspective. Robertson, the Governor General's Award finalist, plays in a neo-classical lands...

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