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- DescriptionDean Young challenges the reader to hang on as he jigs from one poetic style to ather and sets a wondrous course across a Duchampian landscape. Chicago Tribune In Young's work, the big essential questions mortality, identity, the meaning of life aren't simply food for thought; they're grounds for entertainment. The Sunday Star (Toronto)Dean Young escorts his transplanted heart into invigorating poetic territory that combines the joy of being alive with his signature mixture of surrealism, humor, and fast-cut imagery. A Pulitzer finalist kwn for his hard-won insights, NPR said it best when they observed that Young sees even in the smallest things the heights of what we can be. From Harvest : Bring me the high heart of a trapezist.If t, bring me the heart of a drunk monkso I may illuminate an ancient textin a language I can't understand.The brain too is blood, blood racing100 miles an hour on training wheelsso let me splash through a red puddle, let me kiss the face of a red puddle, let me write my crazed, extreme demandson the frost-cracked window of god's splitchest Dean Young is the author of twelve books of poetry, including finalists for the Pulitzer Prize and Griffin Award. He teaches at the University of Texas and lives in Austin.
- Author BiographyDean Young: Dean Young has published eleven books of poetry, including finalists for the Pulitzer Prize and Griffin Award. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the NEA, as well as an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is the William Livingston Chair of Poetry at the University of Texas.
- Author(s)Dean Young
- PublisherCopper Canyon Press
- Date of Publication01/12/2015
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCopper Canyon Press
- Weight272 g
- Width152 mm
- Height231 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards
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