Fear Itself: Poems

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Knopf, 1995 - Poetry - 93 pages
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"In his new collection of poetry, Rice is an expert practitioner of the paranoiac-surreal . . . . His true subject is the uneasy equation between horror and beauty, the 'liquification of flame' and the 'liquid of order.' He is often capable of delivering the instructive surprises of the best poetry."
--Graham Christian, "Library Journal

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Fear itself: poems

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"I have gone in/To bear witness/And report back:/Chaos, sir," says Rice in "The Report" early in this volume. It is no surprise, then, to find that in his fifth collection of poetry Rice is an expert ... Read full review

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the only good poets are dead ones. 'tis true. but this one was one of the best. "and what is an angel but a ghost in drag?" -stan rice Read full review

Contents

Two Weeks in Haiti
3
By AIDS
22
Photos of My Fatherinlaw Sanding
35
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Stan Rice lives and works in New Orleans. This is his sixth book of poems.

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