Saturday, September 30, 2006

Boys to Men: Fear and assembling in the work of an unruly wanderer - by Alan Gilbert

For Lisa Robertson, writing has always been a collaborative endeavor—whether real or imagined. A Canadian author now living in France, Robertson already had a steadily growing poetry-world reputation before her collection Occasional Work and Seven Walks From the Office for Soft Architecture (a 2004 VLS favorite) introduced her writing to a wider audience. Gathering mostly short essays on art and urbanism, Occasional Work furthered Robertson's collaborative approach by culminating in a series of "walks" through the city of Vancouver taken with an unnamed guide resembling Virgil to Robertson's Dante. more...


Post a Comment

<< Home