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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rae Armantrout is at once a most intimate and coolly calculating poet. If anyone could produce a hybrid of Charlie Chaplin's playful "Little Tramp" and Charlize Theron's fierce "Imperator Furiosa," it would be Armantrout. Her language is unexpected yet exact, playing off the collective sense that the shifting ground of daily reality may be a war ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published October 10th 2018 by Wesleyan
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Jerrie (redwritinghood)
Nov 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
The title and cover image for this NBA shortlisted poetry collection perfectly describes the message in these poems. Armantrout sees that we are wobbling on an edge and could easily tip into calamity - environmental calamity, political and social calamity, a calamity of the soul. These poems are short bursts of thought and the structure helps convey the urgency. That being said, I did not feel that these poems had as much of an emotional effect on me as others on the shortlist.
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Rae Armantrout (born 13 April 1947) is an American poet generally associated with the Language poets. Armantrout was born in Vallejo, California but grew up in San Diego. She has published ten books of poetry and has also been featured in a number of major anthologies. Armantrout currently teaches at the University of California, San Diego, where she is Professor of Poetry and Poetics.

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