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Description - Skid by Dean Young

Dean Young is one of the premier surrealist poets writing today. In Skid, his fifth book of poems, social outrage vies with comic excess. He embraces the autobiographical urge with fury and musically lush exclamations. Whether through the dark facts of mortality or the celebratory surprises of the imagination, these poems proclaim vitality and alertness, wasting nothing. From Wile E. Coyote and the Roadrunner's "Meep! Meep!" to remembrances of lost loves and laments about the future, Young's poems reveal his faith in the genius of calamity and the redemptive power of fun.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780822957805
ISBN-10: 0822957809
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 133mm x mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publish Date: 31-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Dean Young

Dean Young has published four previous books of poems, including Strike Anywhere, winner of the Colorado Poetry Prize; Beloved Infidel; and Design with X. A frequent contributor to The Best American Poetry, he is on the faculty of the Warren Wilson M.F.A. writing program and the visiting faculty of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He lives in Berkeley with his wife, the novelist Cornelia Nixon, and his cat, Keats.

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