Poetics of Work (Paperback)

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By Noémi Lefebvre, Sophie Lewis (Translator)
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A state of emergency has been declared in France. In Lyon, protesters and police clash in the streets. At the unemployment office, there are few job opportunities for poets going around. So the poet reads accounts of life under the Third Reich and in Nazi language, smokes cannabis, walks through the streets, and eats bananas, drawn by an overbearing father into a hilarious and often cynical exploration of the push to be employed and the pull to write. In this Oulipian experiment written without gender markers for its narrator, Noémi Lefebvre presents us with a comic and irreverent reckoning with the rise of nationalism and the hegemony capitalism has on our language, actions, and identities.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781945492440
ISBN-10: 1945492449
Publisher: Transit Books
Publication Date: March 2nd, 2021
Pages: 120
Language: English