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Brain camp

Author: Charles Harper Webb
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press (Bibliovault), [2015]
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Powered by a fierce, compassionate intelligence, Brain Camp explores with clarity and vividness a wide spectrum of emotions--love to hate, tenderness to brutality--all from a perspective both universal yet distinctly Webb's. Metaphors of startling aptness and originality, a voice at once endearing and provocative, high musicality, propulsive energy, wild imaginative leaps, as well as a mastery of diction from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Harper Webb
ISBN: 9780822980476 0822980479 1336203145 9781336203143
OCLC Number: 904979155
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Dedication; Part I; Moth; Winter Song; Thanks Again; Explanations; Respect; American Dream; Postmodernism Missed the Opry; Someone Else's Life; Dairy Farm; Things We Know; Why Are People So Mean?; Use of Force; Breathalyzer; In the Face, Hard; How Can I Exceed Your Expectations?; Suitcase; Hospital; Brain Camp; Part II; Watermelon; Made in Heaven; Praying Mantis on a Chain-Link Fence; Friar Towhee; Strangers; Questionable; He Bangs; Woe to the Defeated; The Sad Case of History; After the 5-K Walk to Beat Breast Cancer; The Cat's Meow; My Son Dreams That a Shark Ate Me; Fishsuit. Sheep Tickle MeChrysanthemums; Webb Could Say Less, May Be?; Nada; Part III; Invisible Alpaca; Elixir; Plumbed Wine; Thirst; Chelonian Rhapsody; Introspection after Fear Factor; Haunted; Watch for Dwarfs, ; Beauty Mark; The Wish to Jump in a Car and Just Drive; The Best Part of the Day; At 5 a.m., the Only Sounds; Thank You, Carol White; Stowaway; Celeste; Approaching Poetry; That Thing; To Raise My Ghost; The Good Survives; Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Charles Harper Webb.

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"Webb writes with vinegar and honey. We're made to feel part of a coterie of inside jokes and clever references, and Webb is a welcoming guide into his world of sardonic asides and awed tributes. The Read more...

 
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