The Resource The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry, Ross Petras, (electronic resource)

The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry, Ross Petras, (electronic resource)

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The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry
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The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry
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Ross Petras
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Required reading from great poets of our time. Drew Barrymore: "Upon Pondering Breasts." Tom Cruise: "An Exegesis on Psychiatry." Ann Coulter: "My Kind of Fun." And Trump and Sheen and Snooki, John Boehner and Michelle Bachman, Miley and Ke$ha. Hugo Chavez. Even a Zen haiku by Emmitt Smith: I think it's his self- confidence in himself that makes him confident. With their great gift for curating the inane public utterances of celebrities, politicians, and other self-important loudmouths, Kathryn and Ross Petras offer a timeless collection of "found" poetry?real quotes formatted as verse for hilarious and surprising effect. The quotes are inherently addictive and funny?but turning them into verse intensifies the effect, making the words even more ridiculous, parodies to revel in. And the Petrases take it one step further: organizing the poems by themes, introducing each work with a Norton Anthology mock seriousness, discussing "schools," and larding the text with footnotes, The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry is pure deadpan pleasure. A whiff of Emily Dickinson in Ann Coulter? It's literary treasure, right under our noses
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The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry, Ross Petras, (electronic resource)
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The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry, Ross Petras, (electronic resource)
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https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/41cc0e7a-1481-479d-87b0-a0b8277dd243
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780761171164
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
41CC0E7A-1481-479D-87B0-A0B8277DD243
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
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