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The Art of Recklessness: Poetry as Assertive Force and Contradiction (Art Of...)

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In Dean Youngs sprawling and subversive first book of prose on poetry, imagination swerves into primitivism and surrealism and finally toward empathy. How can recklessness guide the poet, the artist, and the reader into art, and how can it excite in us a sort of wild receptivity, beyond craft? “Poetry is not a discipline,” Young writes. “It is a hunger, a revolt, a drive, a mash note, a fright, a tantrum, a grief, a hoax, a debacle, an application, an affect . . .”

About the Author

DEAN YOUNG is the author of nine collections of poetry, including Primitive Mentor, Embryoyo, and Elegy on Toy Piano, which was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize. He teaches at the University of Texas, Austin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555975623
Author:
Young, Dean
Publisher:
Graywolf Press
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
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Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Art Of...
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.05 x 5.08 x 0.535 in

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