Victims of the Latest Dance Craze
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Victims of the Latest Dance Craze was the 1985 Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets, an award given for an American poet's second book.
Paperback, 56 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by Carnegie-Mellon University Press
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Gerry LaFemina
Just taught this book with my advanced poetry students...I hadn't read it in years and forgot just how much backbeat the poems had, how much humor and how much heart.
Laura Hartmark
"When the world ends, I will be wearing a red dress." Enough said. Poems to make you want to dance. That's some deep synesthesic alchemy.
Sherry Quan
I appreciate how the title gets your attention and the poems in the book truly relate to the title.
Mills College Library
811.54 E115v 1997
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Like Joyce and Tolstoy, Cornelius Eady is an American writer focusing largely on matters of race and society, His poetry often centers on jazz and blues, family life, violence, and societal problems stemming from questions of race and class. His poetry is often praised for its simple and approachable language.
More about Cornelius Eady...
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