American Sonnets For My Past And Future Assassin

Author: Terrance Hayes
Homepage 9780141989112

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  • : $19.99(AUD)
  • : 9780141989112
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
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  • : July 2018
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  • : Terrance Hayes
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Finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry

A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of Lighthead

"Sonnets that reckon with Donald Trump's America." -The New York Times


In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares. Inventive, compassionate, hilarious, melancholy, and bewildered--the wonders of this new collection are irreducible and stunning.