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Download PDF by Steve McCaffery,Clelia Scala: Alice In Plunderland

By Steve McCaffery,Clelia Scala

ISBN-10: 1771660899

ISBN-13: 9781771660891

it has been one hundred fifty years due to the fact that Alice first entered Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's loved vintage publication. My, how occasions have replaced! Now, from the multi-award-winning poet and student Steve McCaffery comes Alice in Plunderland, a reimagining of Lewis Carroll's Alice books that would perpetually swap the way in which readers negotiate Wonderland and its menagerie of characters.

Written as a part of a bigger undertaking referred to as Chiasmus, during which McCaffery will "queer the classics," Plunderland's Alice and the entire different characters turn into infused with characteristics regarding the thought of "plunder"—theft, drug habit, looting and civil illness. Instilled with humour, intelligence, and greater than a bit of absurdity, this retelling of Alice’s adventures occurs someplace except anticipated. within the rough-and-tumble international of Plunderland, the place robbery, medications, and gangs carry sway, and nary a tea get together is to be came across, the Cheshire Cat is a junky from the united kingdom; the King and Queen carry courtroom over the land of Cocaine; even Alice's adventures are remodeled in her quest for a fix.

As the results of McCaffery's conception of "palindromic time" through which the previous is contemporized and the current historicized, enthusiasts of McCaffery’s paintings will locate lots of poetic surprise to sink their tooth into. In Alice in Plunderland, his first foray into prose-parody, McCaffery's cutting edge poetics remodel a vintage tale, and in doing so, holiday open an exhilarating new initiative for enthusiasts of experimental poetics and linguistics within the years to come.

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