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Roll Deep: Poems

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Description for Roll Deep: Poems Paperback. A whimsical and "devastatingly effective" (The Washington Post) collection that captures the spirit of travel and pays homage to heritage. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 140 x 10. Weight in Grams: 120.
In his fourth collection, a breakthrough volume, Major Jackson appropriates the vernacular notion of “rolling deep” to capture the spirit of aesthetic travel that defines these forceful new poems and brazenly announces his steady accretion of literary and artistic influences, both formal and experimental—his "crew". The confident and radiant poems in Roll Deep address a range of topics, most prominently human intimacy and war. And like his best work to date, these poems create new experiences with language owed to Jackson’s willingness to once again seek a rhythmic sound that expresses the unique realities of the twenty-first century with humour ... Read more

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About Major Jackson
Major Jackson is the author of six volumes of poetry. His honors include a Pushcart Prize, a Whiting Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. The poetry editor of the Harvard Review and the host of the podcast The Slowdown, Jackson lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where he is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair ... Read more

Reviews for Roll Deep: Poems
"Extraordinary...Jackson has created a new poetry of praise."
San Francisco Chronicle "Major Jackson wants art to 'Blow / back the ordinary / jive of planet Earth,' and his new poems roil and buckle, skitter and swerve, clot and spill out into the world. Roll Deep is his fourth and best book; his voice seems to have broken loose, allowing ... Read more

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