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A Responsibility to Awe

Rebecca Elson

Rebecca Elson's A Responsibility to Awe reissued as a Carcanet ClassicA 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...
Publish Date
2018-09-27T00:00:00.000Z
2018-09-27T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2001
Goodreads rating
4.29
ISBN
9781784106553
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2021-05-19T14:02:01.000Z
"Sometimes as an antidote To fear of death, I eat the stars." Astronomer Rebecca Elson died on this day in 1939, not yet forty, leaving behind 56 scientific papers and a slender, stunning book of poems. Here is her best:      source