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Banana Palace
Dana Levin
$17.00 paperback
9781556595059
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Banana Palace
Dana Levin

Banana Palace confronts the deep anxieties of our age with bemusement, incredulity, outrage, and hope. Observing the crisis of human appetite through the lenses of psychology and science fiction, she's disquieted at a world "ruled by a bipolar father-god, unconscious, suicidal."

The personal meets the collective in these poems: insane rants transform into contemporary oracular speech; a child who once hoarded candy grows into an adult who consumes the planet. Mutation, social media, eco-collapse, a dream of survivable "End Times": no less than the future of the body is at stake, bodies corporeal and political, ecological and spiritual.

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"Utterly her own, and utterly riveting." —The New Yorker

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