Pulp Sonnets (Paperback)

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Poetry. Art. Improvising on the tropes of classic pulp fiction, including genres like crime noir, horror, sci-fi, superhero, espionage, and vigilante, Tony Barnstone's audacious new poems are counterpointed by the mischievous (and blood-splattered) ink drawings of Iranian artist Amin Mansouri. At times reinventing the sonnet tradition, Barnstone's linked sequences evoke serial-format comics and cinema, as each series breaks into discrete frames propelled by action. The ancient gods and epics have been high-jacked by animations and video games, but pulp remains unconquerable ghastly, shameless, outrageous and fun


Product Details
ISBN: 9781936797622
ISBN-10: 1936797623
Publisher: Tupelo Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2015
Pages: 148
Language: English