Selected Poems

by David Shapiro
Selected Poems
  • ISBN-13: 9781468303360
  • Author(s): David Shapiro
  • Subject: Poetry anthologies (various poets)
  • Publisher: The Overlook Press
  • Imprint: The Overlook Press
  • Publication Date: 14-03-2013
  • Format: p/b

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£15.99
David Shapiro's poetry speaks with far-ranging erudition while playing across the surface of American English with a lyric sensibility unparalleled in contemporary verse. In this, his tenth book-length volume of poetry, readers can explore the breadth and depth of this iconoclastic poet's oeuvre. Shapiro's work plumbs the ecstatic chaos of postmodern life with a voice that, in all its manifestations, remains simultaneously playful and lyrical. This volume celebrates Shapiro as one of America's greatest poets.
About the book

David Shapiro's poetry speaks with far-ranging erudition while playing across the surface of American English with a lyric sensibility unparalleled in contemporary verse. In this, his tenth book-length volume of poetry, readers can explore the breadth and depth of this iconoclastic poet's oeuvre. Shapiro's work plumbs the ecstatic chaos of postmodern life with a voice that, in all its manifestations, remains simultaneously playful and lyrical. This volume celebrates Shapiro as one of America's greatest poets.