So Recently Rent a World: New and Selected Poems, 1968-2012

So Recently Rent a World: New and Selected Poems, 1968-2012

by Andrei Codrescu

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So Recently Rent a World: New and Selected Poems, 1968-2012 by Andrei Codrescu

Raconteur, poet, and NPR commentator Andrei Codrescu delivers in his inimitable, irreverent style a collection that traverses subjects from aging to consumerism and religion to mass media. Brilliantly funny yet deeply insightful, these poems illuminate Codrescu's acerbic tone and outsized personality and capture the best of his oeuvre.

Andrei Codrescu was born in Sibiu, Romania in 1946, and immigrated to the United States in 1966. The author of more than thirty-five books, Codrescu has edited the literary magazine Exquisite Corpse , and his provocative commentary is featured regularly on National Public Radio's All Things Considered . Codrescu currently resides in Arkansas.

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ISBN-13: 9781566893046
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Heavyweight Champion Poet, essayist, novelist, screenwriter, and world-class raconteur, Andrei Codrescu was born in Sibiu, Romania in 1946, and immigrated to the United States in 1966. Author, translator, and anthologist of more than thirty-five books, Codrescu has edited the literary magazine Exquisite Corpse , and his provocative commentary is featured regularly on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. His honors include the Peabody Award for his film Road Scholar , the international Ovidius Prize, the ACLU Freedom of Speech Award, as well as a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship for poetry. Codrescu currently resides in Arkansas, while continuing to serve as MacCurdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University.

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