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Cabaret McGonagall

Author: W N Herbert
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Bloodaxe Books ; Chester Springs, PA : U.S. distributor Dufour Editions, 1996.
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Shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herbert, W.N., 1961-
Cabaret McGonagall.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Bloodaxe Books ; Chester Springs, PA : U.S. distributor Dufour Editions, 1996
(OCoLC)605514603
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W N Herbert
ISBN: 1852243538 9781852243531
OCLC Number: 35235762
Notes: Distributor from label on title page.
Awards: Shortlisted for Forward Poetry Prize 1996.
Description: 128 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Low Road --
The King and Queen of Dumfriesshire --
Ballad of the House of Fear --
The Pheasant Lesson --
The Anxiety of Information --
Featherhood --
Lammer Wine --
The Postcards of Scotland --
The Horse of Blood --
The Empty Crow --
The Informationist's Love Song --
The Ballad of the Hermit Crab --
Why the Elgin Marbles Must Be Returned to Elgin --
Roadkill --
Ode to Scotty --
The Third Corbie --
Corbandie --
The Horse Outside --
Kimmerin --
August in the Laich --
Becoming Joseph --
Looking up from Aeroplanes --
The Lawn in Winter --
Ballad of the King's New Dialect --
Dirty Drinking --
Ballad of a Failure --
Dog Conversion Chart --
Ballad of a Success --
The Gift Horse --
Get Complex --
Smirr --
In Chips We Trust --
The Flock in the Firth --
Song of the Terrible Lizard including The Ballad of Technofear --
Tarzan Visits Highland Region --
The Gnat Race --
Mammoth Watch --
A Difficult Horse --
Cabaret McGonagall --
Seagull Blues --
The Ballad of Scrapie Powrie --
Ballad of the Ship Inn --
Byculture --
Road Movie --
Touching Lot's Wife --
Sticking the Leaves Back On --
Garibaldi's Head --
Hard Hat Heaven --
Bede's World --
Theory and Function of Invisibility --
Answermachine.
Responsibility: W.N. Herbert.

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'W.N. Herbert's poetic prescription is kill or cure. Herbert specialises in big, spine-burstingly various and formally eclectic books, in both Scots and English, that are always in the end unified by Read more...

 
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