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From Manhattan to the rural Midwest—one of our most distinguished poets offers a verbal cinema of America. Employing dramatic monologues, among other forms, Usher embraces a range of subject matter and modes, from the elegiac to the comic. At its heart, however, is the long poem “Trilogy,” consisting of three interrelated dramatic monologues spoken by a circus performer, a theological student and part-time usher, and Hart Crane. A Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of 2009.

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"Meaty, maximalist, driven by narrative, [Fairchild] stakes out an American mythos."—David Ulin, Los Angeles Times

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From Manhattan to the rural Midwest'"one of our most distinguished poets offers a verbal cinema of America.

About the Author

B. H. Fairchild, the author of several acclaimed poetry collections, has been a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the William Carlos Williams Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in Claremont, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393338942
Author:
Fairchild, B. H.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
122
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in

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