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So recently rent a world : new and selected poems : 1968-2012

Author: Andrei Codrescu
Publisher: Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"So Recently Rent a World gathers new poems and selections from the 16 books of verse that Codrescu has published since arriving in the U.S. as a teen refuge from communist Romania ... 'So Recently Rent a World let me to put a period on four decades writing and the old culture that the writing reflected."--The Times-Picayune.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrei Codrescu
ISBN: 9781566893008 1566893003 9781566893046 1566893046
OCLC Number: 783151601
Awards: National Book Award Poetry Longlist
Description: 408 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: New poems --
Personae: license to carry a gun --
The history of the growth of heaven --
The chapbooks I --
The chapbooks II --
Alien candor --
Comrade past & Mister present --
Belligerence --
It was today --
Jealous witness.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Andrei Codrescu.

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A poetry selection that follows the upswell, downfall, and wake of 41 years of wrestling the muse.  Read more...

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Included in 2013 National Book Award Longlist! Entertainment Weekly, included in "Must List" (2012 Year-end issue, tablet version) "For Codrescu, culture is no more nor less than the whole, and Read more...

 
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