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More truly and more strange : 100 contemporary American self-portrait poems / edited & introduced by Lisa Russ Spaar.

Imprint New York, New York : Persea Books, Inc., [2020]
©2020
Description xxi, 190 pages ; 23 cm
Language English
Subject American poetry -- 21st century.
Self -- Poetry.
American poetry.
Self.
Poetry.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12394011
Varying Form of Title Portion of title One hundred American self-portrait poem
Other authors / contributors Spaar, Lisa Russ, editor, writer of introduction.
ISBN 9780892555062
0892555068
Notes "A Karen & Michael Braziller book" -- title page.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Our rampant selfie-taking moment (via Snapchat, Tinder, and YouTube, e.g.) showcases what American poetry has expressed for centuries: a national impulse for self-portraiture. This stylish anthology collects astonishing self-portrait poems-brilliantly divided into smart, revealing sections-from the mid-twentieth century through today. By experiencing the various ways that our greatest poets re-render and distort themselves, we see America's glorious struggle with defining itself. John Ashbury, Stephanie Burt, Lucie Brock-Broido, Natalie Diaz, Rita Dove, Jorie Graham, Terrance Hayes, Donika Kelly, Gregory Pardlo, Sylvia Plath, Carl Phillips, Mark Strand, Tracy K. Smith, Natasha Tretheway, Charles Wright, and many others"--

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Call Number: PS595.S43M67 2020

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