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A Gringo Like Me: Poems

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Borrowing its title from an Ennio Morricone ditty in the spaghetti western Gunfight at Red Sands, Jennifer L. Knoxs A Gringo Like Me contains poems at once raucous and sexy, tender and raw. Knox has collected dramatic monologues, personal lyrics, and even screenplays together in a single energetic volume for a genuinely surprising debut. In favorites such as “Hot Ass Poem,” “Cruising for Prostitutes,” and “Chicken Bucket,” Knoxs quirky characters appear ornery, hickish, misogynist, or worse, but each elucidates a truth worth knowing, even if its not always welcome. In poems like "A Common American Name" and "Freckles," Knoxs lyrical voice charms readers. Between the poles of her unique range, Knox straddles and tames what she may yet prove to be an artificial divide in American poetry: she's a former slam champion, but also a two-time contributor to The Best American Poetry; she's a hilarious performer on stage, but also a deeply intellectual and formally disciplined poet.

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ISBN:
9781932360981
Subtitle:
Poems
Author:
Knox, Jennifer L
Author:
Knox, Jennifer L.
Publisher:
Soft Skull Press
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry, American
Subject:
Single Author / American
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20050926
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in 4 oz

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Borrowing its title from an Ennio Morricone ditty in the spaghetti western Gunfight at Red Sands, Jennifer L. Knoxs A Gringo Like Me contains poems at once raucous and sexy, tender and raw. Knox has collected dramatic monologues, personal lyrics, and even screenplays together in a single energetic volume for a genuinely surprising debut. In favorites such as “Hot Ass Poem,” “Cruising for Prostitutes,” and “Chicken Bucket,” Knoxs quirky characters appear ornery, hickish, misogynist, or worse, but each elucidates a truth worth knowing, even if its not always welcome. In poems like "A Common American Name" and "Freckles," Knoxs lyrical voice charms readers. Between the poles of her unique range, Knox straddles and tames what she may yet prove to be an artificial divide in American poetry: she's a former slam champion, but also a two-time contributor to The Best American Poetry; she's a hilarious performer on stage, but also a deeply intellectual and formally disciplined poet.
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