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For Girls (& Others): Poems Shanna Compton

For Girls (& Others): Poems

Shanna Compton

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ISBN : 9780615166971
paperback
80 pages
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In her second collection, Shanna Compton leads readers on a lightly satirical tour through various works of advice for young women, including antique etiquette manuals, pseudoscientific physiology textbooks, 19th-century sermons, contemporaryMoreIn her second collection, Shanna Compton leads readers on a lightly satirical tour through various works of advice for young women, including antique etiquette manuals, pseudoscientific physiology textbooks, 19th-century sermons, contemporary newspaper clippings, and Internet chatter. Counseling girls on everything from fashion to family, the multiple personae in FOR GIRLS (& OTHERS) clamor to convey their contradictory (and often ridiculous) wisdom as their polyvocal cacophony pitches toward hysterical heights. (For more information see www.bloofbooks.com or www.shannacompton.com.)