Wittgenstein's Trousers: Poems

Author: Elton, W.R.
Year:1991
ISBN:0-7734-0020-6
978-0-7734-0020-7
Price:39.95

Reviews

With a foreword by ALFRED KAZIN, who remarks: "...what makes these poems so exquisite is a fascination with language that goes to the heart of modern poetry...so much elegance, wit, and sheer sense of fun."

"admirable poems of urban experience." -- A. ALVAREZ "elegant . . . authentic and at times astonishingly lyrical meditations." -- HAROLD BLOOM

"he can be simply powerful. In poem after poem he finds `the imaged word'." -- ANGUS FLETCHER "poems tempered by the culture of late 20th century America in all its absurdities and aporias... tantalizing... a pleasure to read." -- MARJORIE PERLOFF