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American sonnets for my past and future assassin / Terrance Hayes.

By: Hayes, TerranceSeries: Penguin poetsPublisher: New York, New York : Penguin Poets, [2018]Description: 91 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143133186 (paperback)Uniform titles: Poems. Selections Subject(s): POETRY / American / General | POETRY / American / African AmericanGenre/Form: American poetry.DDC classification: 811/.54 LOC classification: PS3558.A8378 | A6 2018Other classification: POE005010 | POE005050 Summary: "A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of Lighthead In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares. Inventive, compassionate, hilarious, melancholy, and bewildered--the wonders of this new collection are irreducible and stunning"-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: Black Voices in Fiction and Poetry
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"A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of Lighthead In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares. Inventive, compassionate, hilarious, melancholy, and bewildered--the wonders of this new collection are irreducible and stunning"-- Provided by publisher.

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