The Architecture of Language In The Architecture of Language , Quincy Trope offers vivid verse salutes to his mom, Richard Pryor, and Tiger Woods; shrewd poems about writing poetry.… The Architecture of Language In The Architecture of Language , Quincy Trope offers vivid verse salutes to his mom, Richard Pryor, and Tiger Woods; shrewd poems about writing poetry.… 2006-10-01 Fiction Poetry Coffee House Press
Book Review

The Architecture of Language (2006)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Oct 01, 2006; Writer: Quincy Troupe; Genres: Fiction, Poetry; Publisher: Coffee House Press

In The Architecture of Language, Quincy Trope offers vivid verse salutes to his mom, Richard Pryor, and Tiger Woods; shrewd poems about writing poetry.

Sample Verse
''poets constructing lines sometimes switch & drop/from proper to colloquial...''

Lowdown
Troupe's deft swings between high diction and casual speech connect him to Walt Whitman, the Beats, and jazz.

Originally posted Nov 24, 2006 Published in issue #909 Dec 01, 2006 Order article reprints
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