Spring Comes To Chicago

Spring Comes To Chicago #2019

Spring Comes To Chicago Capitalism and American Noiseintroduced readers to the musical comedic and impassioned voice of poet Campbell McGrath Now in Spring Comes to Chicago McGrath pushes deeper into the jungle of Americ
  • Title: Spring Comes To Chicago
  • Author: Campbell McGrath
  • ISBN: 9780880014847
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Paperback
  • Capitalism and American Noiseintroduced readers to the musical, comedic, and impassioned voice of poet Campbell McGrath Now, in Spring Comes to Chicago, McGrath pushes deeper into the jungle of American culture, exposing and celebrating our native hungers and dreams In the centerpiece of the book, The Bob Hope Poem, McGrath confronts the paradoxes that energize and conCapitalism and American Noiseintroduced readers to the musical, comedic, and impassioned voice of poet Campbell McGrath Now, in Spring Comes to Chicago, McGrath pushes deeper into the jungle of American culture, exposing and celebrating our native hungers and dreams In the centerpiece of the book, The Bob Hope Poem, McGrath confronts the paradoxes that energize and confound us examining his own avid affection for People magazine and contemplating such diverse subjects as Wittgenstein, meat packers, money, and, of course, Bob Hope himself Whether viewing this life with existential gravity or consumerist glee, McGarth creates poetry that is at once public and profoundly personal.
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    This book contains 3 poems by poet Campbell McGrath The center piece is the 80 page work The Bob Hope Poem, a work in many different poetic styles free verse, haiku, standard unrhymed rhythmic verse, etc along with quotations from a variety of books, including some anthropological works such as Marshall Sahlins Islands of History, and historical works such as William Cronon s Nature s Metropolis Chicago and the Great West, The poem addresses a thousand or issues European colonization of the Pac [...]

    Campbell McGrath was born in Chicago and received his BA from the University of Chicago While his work these days as a teacher of creative writing and English at Florida International University is Florida focused in name and writing location, it s clear from this collection that the seasons and their effects on the poet were still fresh in his mind at the time of the writing Continuing where Capitalism and American Noise left off, McGrath takes the reader on an American journey And who best to [...]

    I like Campbell McGrath s poetry, so I was surprised at how luke warmly I responded to these poems Although I appreciate his ability to string out the long Bob Hope poems into this interwoven meditation on American culture, the fact is the poem didn t feel like it went anywhere At the end of what dominates the book, I was feeling let down, till I read Pregnancy Triptych He s always smart, and his ability to weave pop culture, found text, and wry humor into the work is appreciated, but there are [...]

    Style masterfulContent chock full of nowAnd yet, somehow, I found myself on my Team Dickinson wagon All of us lean one way or another and Whitman, of whom McGrath is obviously descended, has never been my thing.I recognize great, great work when I read it It just never hit me where it hurts.

    I 3 Delphos, Ohio Second or third time reading this collection Only the vaguest idea on who Bob Hope was so I definitely carry on missing some references, comfortably saving the option of research for the next go round.

    A great book of poems from a former U of C professor The poems often center around Chicago culture and attractions The title poem is a refreshing poem that every Chicagoan must read after an arduous five month winter.

    Campbell McGrath, AB 84AuthorFrom our pages The Core, Winter 14 thecore.uchicago Winter201

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