Famous Americans by Loren GoodmanFamous Americans by Loren Goodman

Famous Americans

byLoren Goodman

Paperback | March 11, 2003

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This year's winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition is Loren Goodman's Famous Americans. Hilarious, eclectic, and bizarre, this collection takes the reader on a rollercoaster of a ride through the absurdities of American pop culture. Employing a variety of forms (from epistolary to script to interview and beyond), this work proves to be as much about exploring frameworks as it is about examining the lives of famous and not-so-famous Americans. Goodman questions our concept of what it means to be an icon: he disrupts our assumptions, creating an alternate universe in which nothing remains sacred.
Title:Famous AmericansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9 × 6.75 × 0.28 inPublished:March 11, 2003Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300100035

ISBN - 13:9780300100037

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"Famous last words for this terrific book are hard to come by but one such would be 'Wonderful!' Loren Goodman has made a veritable masterpiece out of leftover formulae for writing quite other stuff indeed. Famous Americans is my kind of people."