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Real phonies and genuine fakes : poems  Cover Image Book Book

Real phonies and genuine fakes : poems

Beer, Nicky (author.).


Summary: "With an energetic eye, Nicky Beer thumbs through our collective history books--and her personal one, too--in an effort to chart the line between playful forms of farce and those that are far more insidious"--

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  • ISBN: 9781571317490
  • ISBN: 157131539X
  • ISBN: 9781571315397
  • Physical Description: 81 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2022.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: Drag Day at Dollywood -- Self-portrait as Duckie Dale -- Cathy dies -- Two-headed taxidermied calf -- Etymology -- Still life with pork livers rolled like handkerchiefs -- Thorn Ostinato -- Marlene Dietrich plays her musical saw for the troops, 1944 -- Forged medieval German church fresco with clandestine Marlene Dietrich -- The benevolent sisterhood of inconspicuous fabricators -- The magicians at work -- Sawing a lady in half -- The great something -- The plagiarist -- Notes on the villages of liars -- Excerpts from The Updated Handbook to Mendacity -- The stereoscopic man -- Self-portrait while operating heavy machinery -- The demolitionists -- Small claims courtship -- Exclusive interview -- Marlene Dietrich meets David Bowie, 1978 -- Marlene Dietrich considers penicillin, 1950 -- Mating call of the re-creation panda -- Scat -- Heart in turmeric -- Dear Bruce Wayne -- Elegy -- Kindness/kindling -- Juveniles -- Nessun Dorma -- The poet who does not believe in ghosts -- Because my grief was a tree -- Specimen #17 -- Revision.
Subject: American poetry 21st century
Genre: Poésie.

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