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Chance Ransom (Illinois Poetry)

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Winner of Poetry's Frederick Bock Prize and the Indiana Review Poetry Prize, Kevin Stein casts a wide net over the "ineffable befuddlement" of everyday life. His poems render history's chance larder of the consecrated and profane from which we ransom our fate.<P>Often improvisational and always lyrical, Stein's poems move effortlessly through the art of Beckmann and Degas, the music of Bob Marley and garage bands, and the pathos of cancer patients, factory workers, and victims of bigotry. Insightful and refreshingly unaffected, Chance Ransom explores the shifting shore between self and other with clarity and compassion.

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ISBN:
9780252068621
Author:
Stein, Kevin
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Illinois Poetry Series
Series Volume:
28
Publication Date:
20000731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in

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