Going Fast: Poems

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Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998 - Poetry - 99 pages
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"Frederick Seidel's sound and power, his heat and beautiful coldness, are unique and create a lyricism that is instantly dire, instantly recognizable as Seidel. The Poems in Going Fast, his sixth collection, are set in New York, London, Paris, Milan, Bologna, and Tahiti."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Beginning with his previous volume (These Days, LJ 10/15/89), Seidel's work has been speeding downhill, the speaker hissing like an arrow through the air. There is a smugness to his tone, and instead ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Frederick Seidel's previous books of poems include "Final Solutions"; "Sunrise", winner of the Lamont Prize & the 1980 National Book Critics Circle Award; "These Days"; "Poems, 1959-1979"; "My Tokyo" (FSG, 1993); "Going Fast" (FSG, 1998); & "The Cosmos Poems" (FSG, 2000).

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