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The Nerve Of It: Poems New and Selected By Lynn Emanuel,

  • Title: The Nerve Of It: Poems New and Selected
  • Author: Lynn Emanuel
  • ISBN: 9780822963691
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Paperback
  • Winner of the 2016 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets Emanuel s version of a new and selected poems turns convention on its head She ignores chronology, placing new poems beside old, mixing middle and early poems with recent work, and liberating all her poems from the restraints of their particular histories, both aesthetic and autobiographiWinner of the 2016 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets Emanuel s version of a new and selected poems turns convention on its head She ignores chronology, placing new poems beside old, mixing middle and early poems with recent work, and liberating all her poems from the restraints of their particular histories, both aesthetic and autobiographical Whether writing in the comedic drag of the cartoon strip, or investigating the Mobius strip relationship between reader and writer, or exposing the humor and hurt that accompany visitations from Frank O Hara and Gertrude Stein, The Nerve of It both stings and pleases with its intelligence, wit and vivacity It breaks through, in ways that are bold, sexy, haunting and wry, the die hard opposition of new and old, personal narrative and linguistic play, sincerity and irony, misery and hilarity Open the book Something new is happening here.
    The Nerve Of It Poems New and Selected Winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets Emanuel s version of a new and selected poems turns convention on its head She ignores chronology placing new poems

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    1. If you enjoy poetry then I definitely recommend you check out this book It s full of intelligence, narrative, emotion, wit I ll be keeping it at the front of my bookshelf so I can read it again on occasion And I look forward to whatever writing Lynn Emanuel publishes next Five stars, great read My only complaint is that most of these poems have already appeared in previously published work

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