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81 Austerities

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Description for 81 Austerities Paperback. A collection of poems taking on a life in kind: cutting themselves on levels of sentiment, structure and even subject matter. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 131 x 11. Weight in Grams: 168.
All three-dimensional objects can be experienced in two dimensions: it just takes some careful unpicking of the seams. Witty, comic, plaintive, touching, acerbic, droll, cavalier, caffeinated, irreverent, stringent: Austerities, the mind-altering substantial debut from Sam Riviere, seems to achieve the impossible in being all things at once. Initially conceived as a response to the 'austerity measures' implemented by the coalition government in 2011, the poems quickly began taking on a life in kind: 'cutting' themselves on levels of sentiment, structure and even subject matter. Not content to merely build a series ... Read more

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About Sam Riviere
Sam Riviere began to write poetry while at the Norwich School of Art and Design, and completed a Masters at Royal Holloway. His poems have appeared in various publications and competitions since 2005. He co-edits the anthology series Stop Sharpening Your Knives, and is currently working towards a PhD at the University of East Anglia. He was ... Read more

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