Life Without Air

Life Without Air

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE TS ELIOT PRIZE FOR POETRY 2020 "Whip-smart, sonically gorgeous" - Rae Armantrout, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning Versed When Louis Pasteur observed the process of fermentation, he noted that, while most organisms perished from lack of oxygen, some were able to thrive as 'life without air'. In this capricious, dreamlike collection, characters and scenes traverse states of airlessness, from suffocating relationships and institutions, to toxic environments and ecstatic asphyxiations. Both compassionate and ecologically nuanced, this innovative collection bridges poetry and prose to interrogate the conditions necessary for survival.

Book information

ISBN: 9781783786336
Publisher: Granta Publications
Imprint: Granta Poetry
Pub date:
DEWEY: 821.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 4357
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 140g
Height: 131mm
Width: 195mm
Spine width: 12mm