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By Steve McCaffery,Clelia Scala

it has been one hundred fifty years considering the fact that Alice first entered Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's liked vintage ebook. 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 may ceaselessly switch the best way readers negotiate Wonderland and its menagerie of characters.

Written as a part of a bigger undertaking referred to as Chiasmus, during which McCaffery will "queer the classics," Plunderland's Alice and the entire different characters turn into infused with traits regarding the proposal of "plunder"—theft, drug habit, looting and civil ailment. 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, 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 court docket over the land of Cocaine; even Alice's adventures are remodeled in her quest for a fix.

As the results of McCaffery's conception of "palindromic time" during which the earlier 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 rework 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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