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Description - Augustine in Carthage, and Other Poems by Alessandro Porco

A daring new collection of poetry from Alessandro Porco. Equally crude and charming, locker-room macho and sensitive, these poems are always singularly marked by formal ingenuity and stylistic elan. A poetry that gleefully articulates the possibilities of a 21st century balls-deep masculinity, Porco's new collection begins with its most important work, 'Augustine in Carthage,' a trans-historical re-imagining of Book III of St. Augustine's Confessions, which includes (among other things) philosophising strippers, Tampico bombers, rabbit holes, coprology, and comic-book heroism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550228182
ISBN-10: 1550228188
Format: Paperback
Imprint: ECW Press,Canada
Publisher: ECW Press,Canada
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Alessandro Porco

Alessandro Porco is a poet, critic, and scholar. Currently at the State University of New York-Buffalo, he is working toward a dissertation on the subject of hip-hop poetics. His controversial first book of poetry is the "Jill Kelly Poems." He lives in Buffalo, New York.

Books By Alessandro Porco

Jill Kelly Poems by Alessandro Porco
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