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By Ben Lerner

ISBN-10: 1556592469

ISBN-13: 9781556592461

In his daring moment e-book, Ben Lerner molds philosophical perception, political outrage, and private event right into a devastating critique of mass society. Angle of Yaw investigates the destiny of public house, public speech, and the way the applied sciences of viewing—aerial images in particular—feed our tradition a picture of itself. And it’s a impressive view.

The guy observes the motion at the box with the tiny tv he delivered to the stadium. he's topless, painted gold, bewigged. His exaggerated foam index finger exhibits the enormous display upon which his personal picture is now displayed, a version of fanaticism. He watches identical to his observing the picture on his moveable television on his moveable television. He by surprise stands with hands upraised and initiates the wave that may eat him.

Haunted by means of our present “war on terror,” a lot of the ebook used to be written whereas Lerner used to be residing in Madrid (at the time of the Atocha bombings and their political aftermath), because the writer steeped himself within the heritage of Franco and fascism. despite whilst or the place it was once written, Angle of Yaw will extra identify Ben Lerner as one in all our so much fascinating and least predictable poets.

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By Ben Lerner

ISBN-10: 1556592469

ISBN-13: 9781556592461

In his daring moment e-book, Ben Lerner molds philosophical perception, political outrage, and private event right into a devastating critique of mass society. Angle of Yaw investigates the destiny of public house, public speech, and the way the applied sciences of viewing—aerial images in particular—feed our tradition a picture of itself. And it’s a impressive view.

The guy observes the motion at the box with the tiny tv he delivered to the stadium. he's topless, painted gold, bewigged. His exaggerated foam index finger exhibits the enormous display upon which his personal picture is now displayed, a version of fanaticism. He watches identical to his observing the picture on his moveable television on his moveable television. He by surprise stands with hands upraised and initiates the wave that may eat him.

Haunted by means of our present “war on terror,” a lot of the ebook used to be written whereas Lerner used to be residing in Madrid (at the time of the Atocha bombings and their political aftermath), because the writer steeped himself within the heritage of Franco and fascism. despite whilst or the place it was once written, Angle of Yaw will extra identify Ben Lerner as one in all our so much fascinating and least predictable poets.

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