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here is cinema/here is cinema*: Stephen Scobie’s At the limit of breath: Poems on the films of Jean-Luc Godard

Stephen Scobie’s newest collection is a chronological, poetic study of the films of French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard. And like the work of the man about whom Scobie writes, the book is pleasingly esoteric and sharply focussed. Claustrophobia is a feature of Godard’s films, in which there is often an extended scene within a tight, domestic […]

Introducing Ian Hamilton Finlay

“Certain gardens are described as retreats when they are really attacks.”
—”Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening.”