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Imaginary menagerie

Author: Ailbhe Darcy
Publisher: Tarset, Northumberland : Bloodaxe Books ; [Chester Springs, PA] : [U.S. Distributor, Dufour Editions], 2012.
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Ailbhe Darcy's debut collection is a set of urgent despatches from her point of origin, Dublin, and from her skirmishes further afield: London, Paris, Africa, Eastern Europe or the States. Driven less by metaphor than by wild conceits, semantic leaps, and startling juxtapositions, these are poems that itch and pluck at the pelt of what we think we know. Darcy is an exuberant and inventive new presence in the poetry  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Darcy, Ailbhe.
Imaginary Menagerie.
Tyne and Wear : Bloodaxe Books, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ailbhe Darcy
ISBN: 9781780370606 1780370601
OCLC Number: 818816868
Description: 1 online resource (103 pages)
Contents: Cover; Description; Title Page; Dedication; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CONTENTS; Gone Fishing; The mornings you turn into a grub; Poles; Icon; Telephone; Market Square, Five Years After; Clues; You had not looked; Mrs Edgeway; Missives; Breakfast with Braden; Dublin Opsimath; He tells me I have a strange relationship; Christina's World; Animal Biscuits; Aus der Mappe der Hundigkeit; La rue est rentrée dans la chambre; Dog Song; Halo; Stump; Socks; Shoes; Spawn; The Monster Surely; The Hotel; I wish I had a river; Molly Bán; The Art of Losing; Unheimlich; Panopticon; Silt Whisper; Bluff; Polder. Je me souviensTerminus; Swan Song; Dark Looker; Catacombs; The Room; Legacy; Caw Poem; Like a Ball; Funambulism; Observations on hearing she was leaving Australia for home; A Report from the Mapparium, Boston; About the Author; Copyright.
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Ailbhe Darcy's debut collection is a set of urgent dispatches from her point of origin, Dublin, and from her skirmishes further afield.  Read more...


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