A Responsibility to Awe

A Responsibility to Awe

Rebecca Elson's A Responsibility to Awe reissued as a Carcanet Classic.

A Responsibility to Awe is a contemporary classic, a book of poems and reflections by a scientist for whom poetry was a necessary aspect of research, crucial to understanding the world and her place in it, even as, having contracted terminal cancer, she confronted her early death. Rebecca Elson was an astronomer; her work took her to the boundary of the visible and measurable. ‘Facts are only… (more)

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Publisher: Carcanet Classics (September 27, 2018)

Page count: 160 pages

Language: English


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