Freud in Brooklyn by Joanna Fuhrman

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"Joanna Furhman's is a starkly original voice, vivid with the tensions of wit and empathy, sly incongruity and intellectual passion. FREUD IN BROOKLYN marks a stunning debut."--Linda Bierds "Joanna Fuhrman's FREUD IN BROOKLYN is rich in content, charged with fresh energy and fresh experience. Her poetry very often starts with a particular situation and then explores it many different ways. She is entertaining, ironic and often, quite wise."--Lars Gustafsson

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Joanna Fuhrman is the author of three previous poetry collections. Her poems have appeared in anthologies published by HarperCollins Publishers, Hanging Loose Press, NYU Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, and Soft Skull Press. She teaches creative writing at Rutgers University and in public schools and libraries through Poets House and Teachers & Writers Collaborative. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the playwright Robert Kerr.
Published December 28, 1999 by Hanging Loose Press. 68 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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grinning./ Freud says `Come with me in my sleek new boat.'/ They say very sweetly `no.' "" Fuhrman's humor is most effective when grounded in everyday: the sun-illumined dandruff in ""Afterimage,"" the old woman straddling her purple Schwinn in ""Another Hypothetical Question Ignored."" The secti...

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