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Quantum Lyrics: Poems

Quantum Lyrics: Poems

A. Van Jordan

ISBN: 978-0-393-33312-1

320 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Fearless hybridization... Jordan creates spaces where physics and poetry, comic books and jazz, memory and loss, come together. -- American Prospect

This ambitious collection explores the intersection of the infinite world of physics with the perplexities of the human condition. Employing both narrative and cinematic structure, Jordan re-creates the lives of Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, and comic book superheroes -- the Green Lantern, the Atom -- and also reveals himself in poems of recollection and loss.