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Automaton biographies

Larissa Lai

Automaton biographies

by Larissa Lai

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Published by Arsenal Pulp Press in Vancouver .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLarissa Lai.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.L2815 A88 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. ;
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24038823M
ISBN 109781551522920
LC Control Number2009529937

$ Automaton Biographies by Larissa Lai (, UK-Paperback), Book of Poetry Automaton Biographies by. Biographies Larissa by Automaton Lai Poetry Book UK-Paperback), (, of of (, UK-Paperback), Biographies Lai Poetry Larissa Book Automaton by.   Lai’s poetry collection Automaton Biographies could also be called science fiction, as it ruminates on Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and the cyborg Rachel from the film version Blade Runner as well as the chimpanzee named Ham who was sent up into space as part of a NASA mission in the s.

Larissa Lai has authored three novels, The Tiger Flu, Salt Fish Girl and When Fox Is a Thousand; two poetry collections, sybil unrest (with Rita Wong) and Automaton Biographies; a chapbook, Eggs in the Basement; and a critical book, Slanting I, Imagining We: Asian Canadian Literary Production in the s and s. Winner of a Lambda Literary. Larissa Lai has authored three novels, The Tiger Flu, Salt Fish Girl and When Fox Is a Thousand; two poetry collections, sybil unrest (with Rita Wong) and Automaton Biographies; a chapbook, Eggs in the Basement; and a critical book, Slanting I, Imagining We: Asian Canadian Literary Production in the s and s.A recipient of the Astraea Foundation Emerging Writers' .

  I saw the excerpts from Automaton Biographies on a vancouver bus downtown. It was crowded, a lurching ride and yet your poetry maintained its lucidity and integrity through this strangest of readings. I went to VPublic Library and the kindle store, even Kobo and no they didn’t have your work. A chess-playing automaton — that is, robotic machine — the Turk was a sensation in Europe in the s. The Turk was a wooden cabinet on wheels, atop which sat a chessboard and a life-sized wooden mannequin dressed in Turkish style. This mysterious contraption would play against, and often defeat, human opponents.


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Larissa Lai has authored three novels, The Tiger Flu, Salt Fish Girl and When Fox Is a Thousand; two poetry collections, sybil unrest (with Rita Wong) and Automaton Biographies; a chapbook, Eggs in the Basement; and a critical book, Slanting I, Imagining We: Asian Canadian Literary Production in the s and s/5.

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Automaton Biographies is a mixture of pop-culture allusions and post-structuralist theory. Its fractured lyricism is often difficult to parse: “read body as registers switch / fox woman arms intellectual / green as heart grows aching for / conversation not admitted.”.

Automaton Biographies Larissa Lai. Poetry about the search for self amidst the shrill din of technology. Year: Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press. Language: Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts.

Automaton Biographies is the first full-length solo poetry book by novelist Larissa Lai (When Fox is a Thousand, Salt Fish Girl). With an ear to the white noise of advertising, pop music, CNN, biotechnology, the Norton Anthology of English Literature, cereal packaging, and MuchMusic, Lai explores the problem of what it means to exist on the.

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Automaton Biographies is the first full-length solo poetry book by novelist Larissa Lai (When Fox is a Thousand, Salt Fish Girl). With an ear to the white noise of advertising, pop music, CNN, biotechnology, the Norton Anthology of English Literature, cereal packaging, and MuchMusic, Lai explores the problem of what it means to exist on the Author: Larissa Lai.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Eggs in the Basement (Nomados, ), and co-author (with Rita Wong) of the poetry book sybil unrest (Line Books, ). Born in La Jolla, California, Lai grew up in St. John?s, NF, and currently lives in Vancouver. Customer : “Part exoskeletal enjambment, part shared soft biology, Automaton Biographies wends through creative industries and uncommon commons, picking up the shards of both our latent futures and our Polaroid pasts."—Mark Nowak, poet The first poetry book by novelist Larissa Lai (When Fox is a Thousand) is a multilayered “autobiography" that puts an ear to the white noise of.

Book Description: What will the future look like. To judge from many speculative fiction films and books, fromBlade RunnertoCloud Atlas, the future will be full of cities that resemble Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, and it will be populated mainly by cold, unfeeling citizens who act like -Orientalisminvestigates the phenomenon of imagining Asia and Asians in hypo.

PAUL LAI Reviews Automaton Biographies by Larissa Lai (Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, ) [Previously published in THE ASIAN AMERICAN LITERARY REVIEW, Winter/SpringMaa and Lawrence-Minh Bui Davis] As in her two novels When Fox Is a Thousand () and Salt Fish Girl (), Larissa Lai explores the limits of the.

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Koestenbaum’s first solo exhibition of paintings took place at White Columns gallery in New York during the fall /5(19). "Automaton Biographies" is the first full-length solo poetry book by novelist Larissa Lai ("When Fox is a Thousand, Salt Fish Girl"). With an ear to the white noise of advertising, pop music, CNN, biotechnology, the "Norton Anthology of English Literature," cereal packaging, and MuchMusic, Lai explores the problem of what it means to exist on /5(34).

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Larissa Lai has authored three novels, The Tiger Flu, Salt Fish Girl and When Fox Is a Thousand; two poetry collections, sybil unrest (with Rita Wong) and Automaton Biographies; a chapbook, Eggs in the Basement; and a critical book, Slanting I, Imagining We: Asian Canadian Literary Production in the s and s/5.

Automaton Biographies is the first full-length solo poetry book by novelist Larissa Lai (When Fox is a Thousand, Salt Fish Girl). With an ear to the white noise of advertising, pop music, CNN, biotechnology, the Norton Anthology of English Literature, cereal packaging, and MuchMusic, Lai explores the problem of what it means to exist on the.

Critiques Analyses Biographies Et Histoire Litteraire () Greenwood Biographies () Memoires - Temoignages - Biographies () Blue Banner Biographies (98) Junior Biographies (86) Folio Biographies (76) Routledge Historical Biographies (65) Robbie Reader Contemporary Biographies (62).

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What Ho, Automaton! - a 32 page novelette about how the two met. Something Rummy This Way Comes - a page short novel chronicling their first case. When Reggie discovers that four 4/5(65).Figures in the Fourth Dimension.

is a serious book. Containing the work of over 30 noted artists and contributions from 3 major museums, it weighs in at pages, all in color. Over beautiful photos, and clear detailed technical drawings make this book the most informative book on mechanical movement I have ever seen.Automaton, any of various mechanical objects that are relatively self-operating after they have been set in motion.

The term automaton is also applied to a class of electromechanical devices—either theoretical or real—that transform information .