The Resource Collected Contraptions, (electronic resource)

Collected Contraptions, (electronic resource)

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Collected Contraptions
Title
Collected Contraptions
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Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
821.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.C338 C65 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Collected Contraptions, (electronic resource)
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Collected Contraptions, (electronic resource)
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Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; TOWN SHANTIES; H2O; Home Movie; Rain; Kingdom of Light; Morning Office; Saint Magnus; The Well-Tempered Clavier; Novodevichi; Dunvegan; O.E.D.; Hogmanay; Augrim; Shipley; _____; General Winter; Red; Glyph; Rehab No. 1 (Tennyson, to Queen Victoria) The Victorian Queen; Rehab No. 2 (Arnold, 'Shakespeare'); Rehab No. 3 (Byron, 'Sonnet of Chillon'); Rehab No. 4 (Pope, 'Essay on Criticism', lines 362-73); Rehab No. 5 (Milton, 'On Time'); Rehab No. 6 (Shakespeare, Sonnet LV); Sous les pavés -- la plage
  • Castle of Indolence (Keep in a Cool Place)Garden City; Elderslie; Gastarbeit; Libation Theology; Not Being Bob DeNiro; Cradle; Eugene; Alerting; Our Leader Has a Vision of Judgement before Calling in the Tanks; Year Zero; ; Dhow; THE DEVIL IN THE DRIVING MIRROR; Chapter I; Chapter II; Chapter III; Chapter IV; Chapter V; Chapter VI; Chapter VII; DOUBLE CLICK; _____; In Mem. Cerpa & Co.; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; _____; Busking; _____; Santa Maria del Mar; IN THE METAFOREST; In the Metaforest (for M.C.)
  • Arjuna and Draupadi in GlasgowChemin de la Riole; Well-read, well-fed, what's the difference? or Christians have bagged a lot more lions than the latter have had hot baptised dinners; Public Opinion; GVA; An Amethyst for Horace, his ode IIII, 30*; _____; On seein 'Penis Envoi' on a contents page an wunnerin whit it cd mean; Intellectual Property; Referendum Day 3; Referendum Day 2; Referendum Day 1; Grace; Norman MacCaig -- For his Eighty-Fifth Birthday; _____; _____; _____; Sorley Maclean; Ten Petrarchan Sonnets in a Khoisan Click Language; _____
  • At the grave of David Livingstone's infant daughter in the ruins of their house near GaboroneSophia; Happy the Pure in Heart; _____; All or None; Paludrine; The Firefinch (M.C.); _____; Poinsettia; Stigma; Strangler Fig; Tristia (Black Sea Blues); Mayday; From the Sanskrit; Artou/ Off the Map; _____; From the Metaforest; Variations for Richard Peck; Arabesque; Adolesce; Grand Hotel; Die the Death; On Reading John Berryman's 'Eleven Addresses to the Lord'; Presto!; _____; A4ism; TANTRIS; Chapter I; Chapter II; Chapter III; NOTES; About the Author; Also by Peter McCarey; Copyright
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ocn779827590
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Extent
1 online resource (278 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847778574
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(electronic bk.)
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