Debbie: An Epic: An Epic by Lisa RobertsonDebbie: An Epic: An Epic by Lisa Robertson

Debbie: An Epic: An Epic

byLisa Robertson

Paperback | January 1, 1997

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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.
Lisa Robertson is also the author of The Weather, XECLogue, and Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture. She lives in Vancouver.
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Title:Debbie: An Epic: An EpicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8 × 5.75 × 0.25 inPublished:January 1, 1997Publisher:NEW STAR BOOKSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0921586612

ISBN - 13:9780921586616

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Experience an unforgettable masterpiece of poetry by Lisa Robertson. Unique, startling, sensual, revealing an incomparable gift with words, an intoxicating intelligence and wit, Debbie: An Epic is an exhilarating read. Robertson’s work is as fun as it is brilliant. As the cover suggests, the teeth are bared, and the voice in these extraordinary poems is confident, powerful, unmistakable. You will never think of the name Debbie, or about poetry in quite the same way again.