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  • Paperback
  • Jan.01.2014
  • 9781890650735
  • Omnidawn Publishing

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Listed as one of the Best Poetry Books of 2013 by the Barnes & Noble Review, this collection of poems explores the many ways poetry and art intersect. It features poems about assassins, painters, Frogs, Toads, adventure books, Paul Klee, Sesshu Toyo, Mark Twain, Colonel Sanders, and many others. There is a choose-your-own-adventure poem, a poem with multiple choice titles, and a poem in the form of a list. It is both intellectually engaging and howlingly funny. Promise.
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Listed as one of the Best Poetry Books of 2013 by the Barnes & Noble Review, this collection of poems explores the many ways poetry and art intersect. It features poems about assassins, painters, Frogs, Toads, adventure books, Paul Klee, Sesshu Toyo, Mark Twain, Colonel Sanders, and many others. There is a choose-your-own-adventure poem, a poem with multiple choice titles, and a poem in the form of a list. It is both intellectually engaging and howlingly funny. Promise.

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About Dean

Dean Rader is a professor in the Department of English at the University of San Francisco and is the recipient of this year’s Distinguished Research Award. His debut collection of poems, Works & Days, won the 2010 T. S. Eliot Poetry Prize and is a finalist for the Texas...

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Published Reviews

Dec.05.2009

I like the fact that The World is a Text breaks down rhetorical analysis into mediums and focuses on one medium, critical lens or topic per chapter. For example, I teach the first chapter, "Reading and...

Dec.05.2009

There has been a lack of critical attention toward Native American poetry to date. As editors Dean Rader and Janice Gould of Speak to Me Words: Essays on Contemporary American Indian Poetry note in their...