New PDF release: Alice In Plunderland

By Steve McCaffery,Clelia Scala

it has been a hundred and fifty years because Alice first entered Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's cherished vintage e-book. My, how occasions have replaced! Now, from the multi-award-winning poet and pupil Steve McCaffery comes Alice in Plunderland, a reimagining of Lewis Carroll's Alice books that might ceaselessly switch the way in which readers negotiate Wonderland and its menagerie of characters.

Written as a part of a bigger undertaking referred to as Chiasmus, within which McCaffery will "queer the classics," Plunderland's Alice and all the different characters develop into infused with characteristics concerning the suggestion of "plunder"—theft, drug dependancy, looting and civil illness. Instilled with humour, intelligence, and greater than a bit of absurdity, this retelling of Alice’s adventures happens someplace except anticipated. within the rough-and-tumble international of Plunderland, the place robbery, medicines, and gangs carry sway, and nary a tea get together is to be discovered, 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 reworked in her quest for a fix.

As the results of McCaffery's thought of "palindromic time" during which the prior is contemporized and the current historicized, enthusiasts of McCaffery’s paintings will locate lots of poetic wonder 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 a thrilling new initiative for enthusiasts of experimental poetics and linguistics within the years to come.

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