Laughing Cult

Product Number: EB00654571
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781940423012
Publisher: Four Winds Press
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Inspired by the spirit and approach of Bertolt Brecht's Manual of Piety, the poems of Laughing Cult often employ the structures of ballads, folksongs, and other traditional forms to create miniature sketches marked by romantic ambiguity, occultism, science fiction, and quirky angst. As cool in tone as a Lee Konitz solo and as lacking in affect as pop art, this first collection includes numerous poems that have appeared on the Exquisite Corpse website. To shape something aesthetically charged out of the spent elements and enervated thoughts of a slowly failing society: that's the challenge Laughing Cult has set for itself. These are two-dimensional poems for a one-dimensional age.

Author(s): Kevin McCaffrey
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Apr 22, 2014

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