Arse Poetica: Musings on Muse Abuse pdf epub fb2

Arse Poetica: Musings on Muse Abuse by Gus Ferguson pdf epub fb2

Arse Poetica: Musings on Muse Abuse Author: Gus Ferguson
Title: Arse Poetica: Musings on Muse Abuse
ISBN: 0795701616
ISBN13: 978-0795701610
Other Formats: doc rtf lit mobi
Pages: 56 pages
Publisher: NB Publishers; First Thus edition (March 15, 2010)
Language: English
Category: Literature & Fiction
Size PDF version: 1735 kb
Size EPUB version: 1552 kb
Subcategory: Poetry




The 32 satirical poems and 25 cartoons in this collection tackle the world of poets and poetry, both mocking and celebrating writers as diverse as William Blake, J. M. Coetzee, Michael Ondatje, and Breyten Breytenbach. While the playful veneer of the verse and Thurberesque cartoons draws on the South African tradition of light satire, the erudite references undergird metaphysical questions about the poetry publishing community. Previously published in journals written for literary academics as well as for children, the poetry in this collection opens up to different kinds of readings and levels of interpretation.