By Steve McCaffery,Clelia Scala
Written as a part of a bigger venture known as Chiasmus, within which McCaffery will "queer the classics," Plunderland's Alice and the entire different characters develop into infused with characteristics concerning the idea of "plunder"—theft, drug dependancy, looting and civil ailment. Instilled with humour, intelligence, and greater than a bit of of absurdity, this retelling of Alice’s adventures happens 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 stumbled on, the Cheshire Cat is a junky from the united kingdom; the King and Queen carry court docket over the land of Cocaine; even Alice's adventures are reworked in her quest for a fix.
As the results of McCaffery's concept of "palindromic time" during which the previous is contemporized and the current historicized, enthusiasts of McCaffery’s paintings will locate lots of poetic wonder to sink their enamel into. In Alice in Plunderland, his first foray into prose-parody, McCaffery's leading edge poetics remodel a vintage tale, and in doing so, holiday open an exhilarating new initiative for lovers of experimental poetics and linguistics within the years to come.
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It has been a hundred and fifty years considering Alice first entered Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's liked vintage booklet. My, how instances 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 might endlessly swap the way in which readers negotiate Wonderland and its menagerie of characters.
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