Revolt of the Crash-Test Dummies

Revolt of the Crash Test Dummies Jim Daniels has published nine collections of poetry as well as screenplays and short fiction His poems have appeared in the Pushcart Prize and the Best American Poetry anthologies Daniels lives in P

  • Title: Revolt of the Crash-Test Dummies
  • Author: Jim Daniels
  • ISBN: 9781597660242
  • Page: 480
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jim Daniels has published nine collections of poetry, as well as screenplays and short fiction His poems have appeared in the Pushcart Prize and the Best American Poetry anthologies Daniels lives in Pittsburgh, where he directs the Creative Writing Program at Carnegie Mellon University Revolt of the Crash Test Dummies is the real stuff honest, very well made, engaging,Jim Daniels has published nine collections of poetry, as well as screenplays and short fiction His poems have appeared in the Pushcart Prize and the Best American Poetry anthologies Daniels lives in Pittsburgh, where he directs the Creative Writing Program at Carnegie Mellon University Revolt of the Crash Test Dummies is the real stuff honest, very well made, engaging, and loaded with irony and humor.

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    1. Ahh, the vulnerability. If you've ever been a novelist or poet with writers block (or a reader with readers block), Daniels can be that author that shows you what ironic, humorous, sad and wonderful things can come out of the smallest of memories, the most quotidian of moments. For my psyche, "Revolt of the Crash Test Dummies" is an 80-page reminder that I don't need to be a struggling artist to have lots to write about and that it's possible to connect and commune with the pain and struggles of [...]

    2. There is a Japanese word for a fifth “taste” in addition to salty, sweet, bitter, and sour. The closest English translation of umami is akin to “savory deliciousness.” What makes umami unique, besides being a fifth and distinct taste from the basic four, is that it seems to provoke a response of preference from the human brain. I mention this because it is the closest concept in any language that I can come up with to describe the feeling I get when reading poetry by Jim Daniels, like wh [...]

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