Transparent Gestures (Paperback)

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On receiving the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1990 for his third book, Transparent Gestures, Rodney Jones was hailed as "a brand-new world-class poet." This collection of poems, rich in irony, sensuousness, and pleasure, reveals his robust, humorous, earthy, and cerebral view of reality and his exploration of all regions and sensibilities of American life.

About the Author

RODNEY JONES is the author of eleven books of poems. His many honors include the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Harper Lee Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Award, and he has been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the Griffin International Poetry Prize, and the Pulitzer Prize. He teaches in the low-residency MFA creative writing program at Warren Wilson College and lives in New Orleans and Southern Illinois.

Praise For…

"Jones' poems cannot be absorbed in a single reading; but amply reward prolonged scrutiny." Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780395510636
ISBN-10: 0395510635
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: June 7th, 1989
Pages: 80
Language: English