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By Steve McCaffery,Clelia Scala

ISBN-10: 1771660899

ISBN-13: 9781771660891

it has been a hundred and fifty years on account that Alice first entered Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's liked vintage booklet. 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 would ceaselessly swap the best way 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 develop into infused with traits with regards to the thought of "plunder"—theft, drug habit, looting and civil illness. Instilled with humour, intelligence, and greater than somewhat of absurdity, this retelling of Alice’s adventures occurs 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 came upon, 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 thought of "palindromic time" wherein the previous is contemporized and the current historicized, lovers of McCaffery’s paintings will locate lots of poetic surprise 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 a thrilling new initiative for fanatics of experimental poetics and linguistics within the years to come.

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