A Few Interiors

Rowland Bagnall

Full of playful glitches and malfunctions, this debut collection from an alumnus of Carcanet’s New Poetries series and a recent favourite in the pages of PN Review is a poetry of misses and near-misses, distortions and uncertainties. The poems capture a feeling of déjà vu, a sense of something not quite right, out of place, though hard to put your finger on. They are filled with pop-cultural references and registers, responding with a collagist’s eye to music, painting, photography, television and film. Frequently funny and even more frequently fun, Bagnall’s poems cut across continents, memories, dreams and rooms.

Subjects: Literature

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This title is available in the following collections: Carcanet Collection  

  • Author: Rowland Bagnall
  • Publisher: Carcanet
  • ISBN: 9781784107352