A Mouth in California

A Mouth in California

Book - 2009
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Poetry. A MOUTH IN CALIFORNIA, Graham Foust's fourth book of poetry, uses the ironies and anxieties of contemporary life as a foil for mordant and sometimes violent humor. Through mangled aphorisms, misheard song lyrics, and off-key phrasing, Foust creates a unique idiom of tragicomic pratfalls, a ballet of falling down. Yet the elasticity of Foust's language repels the stiff-necked adversaries of thought: "what's the wrong way to break / that brick of truth back into music?"
Publisher: [Chicago] : Flood Editions, 2009.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780981952017
Branch Call Number: 811.6 FOUST G
Characteristics: 71 pages ; 23 cm.


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