New and Selected Poems

New and Selected Poems

by Frederick Feirstein
New and Selected Poems

New and Selected Poems

by Frederick Feirstein

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This edition brings together selected poems from all six previous editions of Frederick Feirstein's poetry published between 1974 and 1997. Feirstein is one of the founders of Expansive Poetry which reaches out to audiences beyond the academy and incorporates free verse, formal, and narrative techniques. The poems in this selection combine extraordinary lyric and storytelling skills. A poet of urban anger, humour reconciliation, and revelation. Frederick Feirstein dares to work on an epic scale. His ambitious vision makes for a unique accessible achievement in American poetry. This broad selection of poems is a cause for celebration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781586540760
Publisher: Red Hen Press
Publication date: 08/10/2021
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Frederick Feirstein has had nine previous books of poems published, seven by Story Line and the Quarterly Review of Literature. He has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Poetry Society of America’s John Masefield Award, and England’s Arvon Prize. Twelve of his plays have been produced. Three are musical dramas, his lyrics deriving from his poetry. His third Uprising will be done as a film. He made his living writing film and television while he trained as a psychoanalyst. He is in private practice in New York City and on the faculty of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis. His autobiography is in the Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series and his biography in the Dictionary of Literary Biography.

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