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BRUCE DEITRICK PRICE:

I've been a writer and a painter throughout my career. Yes, a Gemini. I've published five books and had a half-dozen art shows. I was writing poetry all along. These days, a lot of energy goes into writing about education (on Improve-Education.org and other places).

Lit4u.com, this site, presents a variety of work that I get a kick out of. There are only a few items in each category, so click around.

Highbrow critics favor the mannered and the muted, but I'll take Whitman's "barbaric yawp." How about you? Ever want to throw an academic lit mag across the room? Lit4u.com is for you.

Some of this material has been published here and there. Some is available. Contact me at Word-Wise, 757-455-5020.

 

SIGNED BOOKS AVAILABLE. First editions, mint. Hardcover. American Dreams, 1984, experimental novel that is nonetheless readable and intellectually interesting. $40. ("Price has written a funny, stylistically innovative novel that includes everything a popular novel should have: romance, sex, adultery, crime, religion, sickness, death and even Texas." --Publishers Weekly.)  

 

AMERICAN DREAMS UPDATE 2015: Recently discovered list of rave reviews from almost 30 years ago prompted me to put a review on Amazon  and to loudly proclaim that American Dreams is the most successful experimental novel in American literature! (Take that, Naked Lunch.) At any rate, this is a reasonable proposition and I hope that professors and critics will debate the issue. If you have an interest in things experimental, please look at this review. You'll enjoy the whole discussion.

 

Too Easy. 1994, somewhat scandalous erotic thriller about a romantic triangle. $40. ("The unwed mother of all page-turners." Kinky Friedman). Includes UPS. Pay by Paypal. Signed: Bruce D. Price (unless otherwise requested)


LATEST NEWS, JULY, 2015: Simon & Schuster will reissue Too Easy as an e-book, on their site, toward the end of the summer.

 

 

Education site: Improve-Education.org

 

Art site: ArtNorfolk.com  (see art below)

 

 

 

Comments are welcome.

 

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Word-Wise Modern, Virginia Beach, Va.

is my studio/gallery.

 

No birds on a beach.

But there is a lot of quirky, original art

in several styles.

Good gifts for quirky, original friends.

Many smaller pieces $25-$300.

 

Take a look at ArtNorfolk.com.

If you see something interesting,

visit the studio. 757-455-5020.

 

 

 

 

© All contents Bruce Deitrick Price 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Lit4u

 


LITERATURE FOR YOU 

 

by


 

Bruce Deitrick Price



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

--MY THEME SONG--

 

 

 

 

ARS POETICA

oh to uncage words
as startling as birds
naked and silken
full of song and shriek
flung into the envious air
on a wonder of wings
to spin and soar and rise
dazzling our days
with surprise

 

 

 

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  LIT4U.COM: AN ANTHOLOGY OF

  - MODERN - EXPERIMENTAL -

- LITERARY BUT NON-ACADEMIC -

 - POETRY - PROSE -  ESSAYS - FICTION

 

POEMS FOR KIDS -  LOVE POEMS - DEATH POEMS - SATIRICAL POEMS - TRUE STORIES (aka HEARTLAND) - POEM POEMS -

49 VERY SHORT STORIES - THEORYLAND (an epic poem) - ESSAYS ON EDUCATION - ESSAYS ABOUT POETRY - IN THE SHADOW OF THE WHITE HOUSE - THE MAD WOMAN OF MANHATTAN - "DON'T WORRY, SWEETHEART, I'M COMING HOME" - EXTREMES