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

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