Body of Prayer: The Heavens Shall be Folded Together as a Book. DAVID SHAPIRO, MICHAL GOVRIN, JACQUES DERRIDA.

Body of Prayer: The Heavens Shall be Folded Together as a Book

New York: Chanin School of Architecture, 2001. In 1998 Poet and Professor David Shapiro invited Michal Govrin, Israeli writer and director, to lecture on certain spatial problems of the sacred, at the Advanced Concepts course at the Cooper Union. She in turn invited Jacques Derrida to elaborate questions on the topic. Their visit coincided with the english language publication of her novel Name, which is voiced as a prayer and became the starting point for this meditation on prayer, most of which was recorded and reproduced in this volume. With poems by John Hejduk. First edition. 25 cm; 97 pp.; light rubbing to spine edges; else a very good copy in wrappers. Item #012538

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