American Comic Poetry: History, Techniques and Modern by Jeff Morgan

By Jeff Morgan

comedian poetry is critical stuff, combining incongruity, satire and mental results to supply us a quick victory over reason—which might support us keep ourselves, if now not the realm. This ebook champions the literary circulate of comedian poetry within the united states, supplying an old context and exploring the paintings of such writers as Denise Duhamel, Campbell McGrath, Billy Collins, Thomas Lux and Tony Hoagland. Their ideas demonstrate how they make us chuckle whereas addressing very important social concerns.

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American Comic Poetry: History, Techniques and Modern Masters

Comedian poetry is severe stuff, combining incongruity, satire and mental results to supply us a quick victory over reason—which might support us store ourselves, if no longer the area. This publication champions the literary flow of comedian poetry within the U. S. , delivering an old context and exploring the paintings of such writers as Denise Duhamel, Campbell McGrath, Billy Collins, Thomas Lux and Tony Hoagland.

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