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By Steve McCaffery,Clelia Scala

it has been one hundred fifty years considering that Alice first entered Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's loved vintage ebook. 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 would without end swap the way in which readers negotiate Wonderland and its menagerie of characters.

Written as a part of a bigger venture known as Chiasmus, during which McCaffery will "queer the classics," Plunderland's Alice and all the different characters develop into infused with characteristics on the topic of the concept of "plunder"—theft, drug dependancy, looting and civil affliction. 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 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 reworked in her quest for a fix.

As the results of McCaffery's concept of "palindromic time" in which the earlier is contemporized and the current historicized, lovers of McCaffery’s paintings will locate lots of poetic wonder to sink their the teeth into. In Alice in Plunderland, his first foray into prose-parody, McCaffery's leading edge poetics rework 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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