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Frankie, Alfredo

Strauss, Liane (2009) Frankie, Alfredo. London, UK: Donut Press. ISBN 9780955360459.

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Book synopsis: In this slim debut, Liane Strauss offers poems of great ingenuity, humour and charm. This feminine metaphysical verse frequently explores aspects of desire, and holds at its heart a number of seeming contradictions: it is often ironic yet romantic, passionate yet deftly controlled, intellectual yet accessible, and displays wit counterbalanced with modesty. These qualities, coupled with her considerable formal skill and wonderful, imaginative sleight of hand, should win her a wide, and wide-eyed, audience.

Item Type: Book
Keyword(s) / Subject(s): poetry
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > English and Humanities
Depositing User: Dr Liane Strauss
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2012 10:51
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:25
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/5268

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