Funny by Jennifer Michael Hecht
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Funny by Jennifer Michael Hecht

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Winner of the 2005 Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, selected by Billy Collins, a tour de force, "Funny" is a masterpiece of poetic, as well as philosophic and comic, invention. It creates a musing world where the issues are philosophical but the focus is always on people, on our most private ways of balancing our accounts. The poems are psychological; tender and humane, and somehow ruthless. This is poetry that swarms with ideas, that revels in rhythmic intricacy and literary references, but is also clear as a bell and tells marvelous stories.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780299214043
ISBN-10: 0299214044
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Pages: 88
Imprint: University of Wisconsin Press
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jennifer Michael Hecht

Jennifer Michael Hecht is a historian who has published several scholarly volumes and one previous collection of poetry. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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