Dean Young is one of the premier surrealist poets writing today. In Skid, his fifth book of poems, social outrage vies with comic excess. He embraces the autobiographical urge with fury and musically lush exclamations. Whether through the dark facts of mortality or the celebratory surprises of the imagination, these poems proclaim vitality and alertness, wasting nothing. From Wile E. Coyote and the Roadrunner’s ‘Meep! Meep!’ to remembrances of lost loves and laments about the future, Young’s poems reveal his faith in the genius of calamity and the redemptive power of fun.
Language English ● Format EPUB ● ISBN 9780822979357 ● File size 0.8 MB ● Publisher University of Pittsburgh Press ● Published 2002 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 5846176 ● Copy protection Adobe DRM
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