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El Dorado

El Dorado

Author: Peter Campion
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Series: Phoenix poets.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
In El Dorado, Peter Campion explores what it feels like to live in America right now, at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Splicing cell-phone chatter with translations of ancient poems, jump-cutting from traditional to invented forms, and turning his high-res lens on everything from box stores to trout streams to airport lounges, Campion renders both personal and collective experience with capacious and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Campion, Peter, 1976-
(DLC) 2013017716
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Campion
ISBN: 9780226077253 022607725X 1299850766 9781299850767
OCLC Number: 858979169
Notes: Poems.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments; El Dorado; Securities; Boston: Red Hair; Concourse C; Danielle; Letter from Ohio; Car Radio near Cleveland near Dawn; 1995: The Sawtooths; Chicago: The Congress Plaza; Salt Water; Cuyahoga County: Smoke; 1986: Recurring Dream; Daughter; 1986: The Court; Villa Sciarra: Azaleas; Rome; Over Greenland: Flight 107; Blue Figure, Dogu Period; Elegy with Television; Vermont: Blood Brook; After Baudelaire: "I Have Not Forgotten . . ."; Los Angeles River; Vermont: Gile Mountain; Indy Car; Dandelions; Notes.
Series Title: Phoenix poets.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Peter Campion.
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Explores what it feels like to live in America, at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Splicing cell-phone chatter with translations of ancient poems, and turning his high-res lens on  Read more...


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"Because his language is so alive and spicy, Peter Campion can write about almost anything and make it memorable. His poems are equally at home in the cities of today and in the wreck we've made of Read more...

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