The Moosehead Anthology 9: Career Suicide!: Contemporary Literary Humour by Jon Paul FiorentinoThe Moosehead Anthology 9: Career Suicide!: Contemporary Literary Humour by Jon Paul Fiorentino

The Moosehead Anthology 9: Career Suicide!: Contemporary Literary Humour

EditorJon Paul Fiorentino

Paperback | September 15, 2003

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Career Suicide is a collection of a new generation of funny talkers. Poems and stories which find their laughs in different quarters: in the wry, the slapstick, the satiric, and the dark. One of the characteristics of contemporary Canadian literary humour may well be its engagement with popular culture. Here the importance of DKNY, Corey Feldman, Lik M Aid, Randy Savage, John Cougar Mellancamp, the game of Clue, all question the limiting purview of what may be deemed ëseriousí. As odd, off-putting, and hilarious as that may be, the authors of Career Suicide find their laughs, as we all do, in the limitations of human experience and, one suspects, pre-mixed mai tais.

Jon Paul Fiorentino is a poet, essayist and editor. His previous poetry collections include Resume Drowning (Broken Jaw Press) and the Carol Shields Award–nominated Transcona Fragments (Cyclops Press). His current editorial projects are the anthologies Career Suicide! Contemporary Literary Humour (DC Books, 2003) and the forthcoming P...
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Title:The Moosehead Anthology 9: Career Suicide!: Contemporary Literary HumourFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.35 inPublished:September 15, 2003Publisher:DC BOOKSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0919688691

ISBN - 13:9780919688698

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Canadian Treats What a range of Canadian talent, for only a few bucks I was introduced to a whole new generation of funny talkers quite a great book. Poetry and fiction.
Date published: 2004-12-30