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

By Steve McCaffery,Clelia Scala

it has been one hundred fifty years considering Alice first entered Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's loved vintage booklet. My, how instances 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 would without end switch the way in which readers negotiate Wonderland and its menagerie of characters.

Written as a part of a bigger undertaking known as Chiasmus, within which McCaffery will "queer the classics," Plunderland's Alice and all the different characters turn into infused with features concerning the inspiration of "plunder"—theft, drug habit, looting and civil illness. Instilled with humour, intelligence, and greater than slightly of absurdity, this retelling of Alice’s adventures happens someplace except anticipated. within the rough-and-tumble global of Plunderland, the place robbery, medicinal drugs, and gangs carry sway, and nary a tea social gathering 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 remodeled in her quest for a fix.

As the results of McCaffery's concept of "palindromic time" in which the prior is contemporized and the current historicized, enthusiasts of McCaffery’s paintings will locate lots of poetic surprise to sink their the teeth 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 fanatics of experimental poetics and linguistics within the years to come.

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