Angel, Interrupted (Pitt Poetry Series)

  • Title: Angel, Interrupted (Pitt Poetry Series)
  • Author: Reginald Shepherd
  • ISBN: 9780822956143
  • Page: 211
  • Format: Paperback
  • Angel Interrupted Pitt Poetry Series Angel Interupted is Reginald Shepherd s second poetry collection The poems are lyrical streetwise and contemporary yet timeless classically referential and introspective
    Angel, Interupted is Reginald Shepherd s second poetry collection The poems are lyrical, streetwise and contemporary, yet timeless, classically referential, and introspective.

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    About Reginald Shepherd


    1. Reginald Shepherd was the editor of The Iowa Anthology of New American Poetries University of Iowa Press, 2004 and of Lyric Postmodernisms Counterpath Press, 2008 He is the author of Fata Morgana 2007 , winner of the Silver Medal of the 2007 Florida Book Awards, Otherhood 2003 , a finalist for the 2004 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, Wrong 1999 , Angel, Interrupted 1996 , and Some Are Drowning 1994 , winner of the 1993 Associated Writing Programs Award in Poetry all University of Pittsburgh Press Shepherd s work has appeared in four editions of The Best American Poetry and two Pushcart Prize anthologies, as well as in such journals as American Poetry Review, Conjunctions, The Kenyon Review, The Nation, The New York Times Book Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, and The Yale Review It has also been widely anthologized He is also the author of Orpheus in the Bronx Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry Poets on Poetry Series, University of Michigan Press Shepherd has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, the Florida Arts Council, and the Guggenheim Foundation, among other awards and honors.


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    1. This book of poems was not easy to read, but there is beautiful language and he writes from a deep philosophical place that I know because I've been slowly reading his book Orpheus in the Bronx. This man is schooled in the academic realm of poetry that I don't even want to attempt.Some lines from the preceding poem in the book which is the title poem, The Angel of Interruptions: We interrupt this broadcast/to bring you a fatal infinity, the difference between fiction/and a clouded-over sky. We i [...]

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    2. a little disco gay for my taste, some real powerful lines but i just couldnt get over the strobe light repitition.

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