The Hero Pony: Poems

Mamet, David

Published by Grove Weidenfeld, 1990
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New York. 1990. Grove Weidenfeld. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. 55 pages. November 1990. hardcover. Jacket design by Teresa Masset. ISBN: 0802112218. inventory # 14948. FROM THE PUBLISHER - A collection of poetry from the notable American dramatist. . Bookseller Inventory #

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From Library Journal: It is disappointing that perhaps the best dramatist of American slang should offer such stilted poetic lines as these: "My friends, and I can not blame them,/ have tired of my woes./ How shall I use this solitude/ But in discovery?" Mamet's poems are intelligent, but technically awkward, rife with sentence fragments, easy rhymes, and a mannered tone that recalls T.S. Eliot: "The beneficent/ Perusal of death,/ The Untaught/ Horror of the Philistine,/ The vacant musings/ Of a vacant mind." In a few poems, the writer awakens to the challenge: "The Goshawk" is a valiant attempt at a sonnet, and "Packing," the only dramatic monolog in the book, has an intriguing voice. Of interest to Mamet fans as a gloss to his career as a playwright, but not recommended for general poetry collections.
- Ellen Kaufman, Dewey Bal lantine Law Lib., New York
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Title: The Hero Pony: Poems
Publisher: Grove Weidenfeld
Publication Date: 1990
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Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket
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