Vexations – Annelyse Gelman

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A mother and daughter journey together through a strange speculative world in this experimental book-length poem. Annelyse Gelman’s book-length poem Vexations is a surreal, glitchy meditation on empathy, ecology, and precarity. Throughout the book winds a narrative about a mother and daughter as they move through a world of social and economic collapse in search of a post-capitalist safe haven.

All the while, they also navigate a condition that affects the daughter’s empathic abilities, making her vulnerable to emotional contagion. Vexations is titled and structured after Erik Satie’s composition of the same name, a piece that requires patience, endurance, and concentration from both its audience and its players. Similarly, Gelman’s Vexations employs repetition and variation to engage the reader’s attention.

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Weight 0.122 kg
Dimensions 24.1 × 16.5 × 0.8 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

56

Language

English

Dewey

811.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K