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Description - Garments Against Women by Anne Boyer

The award-winning book of lyric prose about survival, care and who, in an unequal world, is allowed to invent the forms that shape our lives

''Around that time my daughter and I had this exchange-

Anne, imagine if the world had nothing in it.

Do you mean nothing at all - just darkness - or a world without objects?

I mean a world without things- no houses, chairs, or cars. A world with only people and trees and dirt.

What do you think would happen?

People would make things. We would make things with trees and dirt.'

When the cold comes, when our needs announce themselves, it is with clothing, with possessions, in literature, through dreams - in all the forms and categories that shape, contain and constrain - that we keep ourselves alive. Yet, in a society in which some are rich and some are poor, who gets to dream, and who invents our forms? This is a book made of money and the lack of money; of writing and of not-writing; of illness and of care; of low-rent apartments, cake-baking mothers, Socratic daughters and bodies that refuse to become information.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141990217
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 8mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Sep-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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