Admission / Edition 1

Admission / Edition 1

by Jerry Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0887485227

ISBN-13: 9780887485220

Pub. Date: 01/15/2010

Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press

In this collection of poems, Williams employs elements of both the narrative and surrealistic lyric—addressing subjects as diverse as family, alienation, political quandary, and artistic desire—in order to craft a darkly humorous and generally hard-hitting vision of the current state of contemporary America. In the words of Bob Hicok: "This is not

Overview

In this collection of poems, Williams employs elements of both the narrative and surrealistic lyric—addressing subjects as diverse as family, alienation, political quandary, and artistic desire—in order to craft a darkly humorous and generally hard-hitting vision of the current state of contemporary America. In the words of Bob Hicok: "This is not the misanthrope's attack but the lover's hope for something better and true: a genuine self, a sustaining culture."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887485220
Publisher:
Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date:
01/15/2010
Series:
Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

GRAY
Unadorned
Behold the Father
I Think I Know Her Name
Gallery Day with Sean
Flying United
Imaginary Family Vacation
The Meanest Buddhist I Ever Met
Expectancy

BLACK
Jimmy Huber's Jeremiad
Imprinting
Menstruation Blues
From a Travel Brief
Love and Oncology
A New Doctrine
Harry and Bess
Gem City
Poem for My Godson
Painkiller Nightmare

RED
Admission
The Guy Who Read Before Bob
HBO
The Tonight Show
Exegesis of a Hard Case
Truce
Confessions of a L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poet
A Burden
Bed, Bath, and Beyond

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