Collected Contraptions

Collected Contraptions

eBook - 2011
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Peter McCarey's first full collection, comprising work from his five pamphlets, is an exhilarating journey on the Ubahns and runways of language: 'In a matter of hours / they can take you anywhere'. Collected Contraptions opens with water, rain and shadows; the inscription of 'the singer's mark' from the lost language of the Indus Valley civilisation shines from a Shakespeare sonnet; we are caught in a scifi spaghetti Western; a shady Czech smuggles a golem and a robot into premassacre Rwanda. Language shapeshifts, reinvents itself, before going on another road trip where stories are recited b.
Publisher: New York : Carcanet, 2011.
ISBN: 9781847778574
1847778577
Characteristics: 1 online resource (278 p.)

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