Towards the end

Towards the end
Alizadeh, Ali
  • Item Type: Book - 821.4 ALIZ
  • Published: 2020
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"Towards the End presents the contemporary world as broken and dying, a world that is moving irreversibly towards collapse as well as rebirth. The collection begins with the speaker's disillusion with the ideals of capitalism, and the ironic realisation that happiness and prosperity may no longer be attainable. The middle section of the collection reflects, with dark humour and a controlled anger, on the dysfunction of our socio-political systems and the signs of their disintegration. The final poems in the book imagine a universal humanity beyond the failures of the contemporary world, and prophesy global resistance, rejuvenation and revolution. The collection may be described as a fusion of social satire, gothic dystopia and historical materialism, interwoven with autobiographical reflection."-- Back cover.

Related Subjects

Politics and culture--Poetry.

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ISBN:

9781925818222 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Alizadeh, Ali,

Title:

Towards the end / Ali Alizadeh.

Publication Info:

Artarmon, N.S.W. : Giramondo Publishing Company, 2020.

Publication Info:

©2020

Physical description:

64 pages ; 21 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Subject term:

Politics and culture--Poetry.

Genre index term:

Poetry.

Genre index term:

Political poetry.

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