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The Architecture of Language

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The Architecture of Language

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Quincy Troupe
publisher:
Coffee House Press
genre:
Fiction, Poetry

We gave it an A-

In The Architecture of Language, Quincy Trope offers vivid verse salutes to his mom, Richard Pryor, and Tiger Woods; shrewd poems about writing poetry.

Sample Verse
”poets constructing lines sometimes switch & drop/from proper to colloquial…”

Lowdown
Troupe’s deft swings between high diction and casual speech connect him to Walt Whitman, the Beats, and jazz.

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