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Paul Muldoon

Maggot

€13,95

In his eleventh full-length collection, Paul Muldoon reminds us that he is a traditional poet who is steadfastly at odds with tradition. If the poetic sequence is the main mode of Maggot, it certainly isn't your father's poetic sequence. Taking as a starting point W.

B. Yeats's remark that the only fit topics for a serious mood are 'sex and the dead', Muldoon finds unexpected ways of thinking and feeling about what it means to come to terms with the early twenty-first century. It's no accident that the centerpiece of Maggot is an outlandish meditation on a failed poem that draws on the vocabulary of entomological forensics.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2011
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages: 136
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780571269266
ISBN 10: 0571269265
Edition: Main

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Maggot

€13,95