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- DescriptionWith its defiance for any one tradition or voice, Thomas Sayers Ellis's debut becomes a powerful argument against motony A dream. A democracy. A savage liberty. And yet ather anthem and yet ather heavenand yet ather party wants you. Wants you wants you wants you.--from -Groovallegiance-In one poem, Thomas Sayers Ellis progsticates, -Pretty soon, the Age of the Talk Show / Will slip on a peel left in the avant- gutter.- The result is The Maverick Room, the testing ground of determination and serendipity, where call-and-response becomes Steinian echo becomes Post-Soul percussive pleasure becomes a bootlegged recording hustled out of a D.C. go-go club.
- Author BiographyThomas Sayers Ellis was born and raised in Washington, D.C. His work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, and in Take Three: 1. He currently teaches at Case Western Reserve University and lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
- Author(s)Thomas Sayers Ellis
- PublisherGraywolf Press
- Date of Publication01/01/2005
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGraywolf Press
- Weight213 g
- Width154 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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