Strikingly contemporary new work by an acclaimed poet Into It, Lawrence Joseph's fourth book of poems, is as bold a book as any in American poetry today-an attempt to give voice to the extremes of American reality in the time since, as Joseph puts it, the game changed. Joseph's first three books dramatized the challenge of maintaining one's self in a world in the hold of dehumanizing forces. The new book finds him in a time and place where the immense enlargement / of our perspectives is confronted / by a reduction of our ...

Into It 2005, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374175696

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