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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 without end swap the best way readers negotiate Wonderland and its menagerie of characters.

Written as a part of a bigger venture referred to as Chiasmus, within which McCaffery will "queer the classics," Plunderland's Alice and the entire different characters develop into infused with traits concerning the concept of "plunder"—theft, drug dependancy, looting and civil illness. Instilled with humour, intelligence, and greater than just a little of absurdity, this retelling of Alice’s adventures occurs someplace except anticipated. within the rough-and-tumble international of Plunderland, the place robbery, medicines, and gangs carry sway, and nary a tea celebration is to be came across, 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 reworked in her quest for a fix.

As the results of McCaffery's concept of "palindromic time" wherein the earlier is contemporized and the current historicized, fanatics of McCaffery’s paintings will locate lots of poetic wonder to sink their enamel 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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