November 19, 2014|
Proof by Larissa Andrusyshyn
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''Larissa Andrusyshyns bookProofis a book about the clash of order with disorder, about impossible cause and inevitable effect, about incomplete equations and balance and variables, as well as the functions that these systems of understanding have in the world and the poetic and scientific functions that they leave unfulfilled.Proofis also a book that asks the reader to loop back to its original premise, even though that premise is not written out explicitly until the end of the book. It lurks, though, and acquires increased significance by its absence, like the proof you need but cant find: the noose around the mathematicians neck / is what he knows but cannot demonstrate, as Andrusyshyn puts it in Fermats Last Theorem. And heres the crux of it, the unprovable and illogical but extra-tantalizing proposition: if love is what makes sense out of lifes chaos, how then is love the greatest chaotic force? And what can we do with this most unbalanced of hypotheses?'' -- Tanis Macdonald, The Rusty Toque, June 2016

Larissa Andrusyshyn''s first book Mammoth (DC Books 2010) was shortlisted for the QWF First Book Prize and the Kobzar Literary Award. Her poems have been shortlisted for Arc Magazine''s Poem of the Year and the Malahat Review''s Open Season Award. She works with a local non-profit to offer creative writing workshops to at-risk youth. S...
Product dimensions:100 pages, 8 X 5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:100 pages, 8 X 5 X 1 in
Published:November 19, 2014
Publisher:DC BOOKS
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927599303

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