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Crocodiles & obelisks

by Jamie McKendrick | 01 November 2007
PAPERBACK
Category: General Poetry
Synopsis
Crocodiles and obelisks are ancient symbols of empire. The poems in Jamie McKendrick's astonishing new collection sift the debris of power and range from Mussolini's Italy and Franco's Spain to the Belgian Congo and to the Roman, the Austro-Hungarian and British empires. But 'crocodiles' and 'obelisks' are also terms used for newspaper obituaries - for tributes which either monumentalize the dead or shed false tears for them. Crocodiles & Obelisks is McKendrick's most individual work to date, and experiments with different ways of remembering, offering conclusions that are both cunning and dr�le.
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Synopsis
Crocodiles and obelisks are ancient symbols of empire. The poems in Jamie McKendrick's astonishing new collection sift the debris of power and range from Mussolini's Italy and Franco's Spain to the Belgian Congo and to the Roman, the Austro-Hungarian and British empires. But 'crocodiles' and 'obelisks' are also terms used for newspaper obituaries - for tributes which either monumentalize the dead or shed false tears for them. Crocodiles & Obelisks is McKendrick's most individual work to date, and experiments with different ways of remembering, offering conclusions that are both cunning and dr�le.
€13.99
41 Reward Points
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780571238231
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher - Faber and Faber
Published - 01/11/2007
Categories - All, Books, Fiction, Literature, Literary Reference & Essays, All, Books, Fiction, Literature, General Poetry
No. of Pages - 64
Weight - 106
Edition - 2007
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 20
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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