Joe Rosenblatt Gary Michael Dault - Essay

Gary Michael Dault

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

[Top Soil is a collection of three of Joe Rosenblatt's earlier volumes]—Bumblebee Dithyramb, Blind Photographer, and Dream Craters—with additional bits and pieces (More of the Insane) and a good hefty selection of his witty, congested, eminently explorable drawings….

Top Soil is a Rosenblatt celebration. For fans.

Of which I am one. Mainly because of the intense pleasure I have always felt upon entering the Green World Rosenblatt has constructed over the last decade for the performance of his slightly scattered but always absorbing mythopoeic three-ring circus.

This Rosenblattian Green World is a cosmos adjacent to ours,...

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