MUDe

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This collection of beautiful, avant-garde poems explores the new forms of community that have developed in response to modern devices, such as cars and the internet. Experimental language, including an innovative use of the lingo used by players of multi-user dimension (MUD) online computer games, skillfully illustrates how people can anonymously coexist while feeling wholly connected.

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Overview

This collection of beautiful, avant-garde poems explores the new forms of community that have developed in response to modern devices, such as cars and the internet. Experimental language, including an innovative use of the lingo used by players of multi-user dimension (MUD) online computer games, skillfully illustrates how people can anonymously coexist while feeling wholly connected.

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"A poet to enjoy now and watch out for in the future."  —The Observer
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857549270
  • Publisher: Carcanet Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/21/2008
  • Pages: 84
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

John Redmond is a professor of creative writing at the University of Liverpool. He is the author of How to Write a Poem and a poetry reviewer for The Guardian, Irish Times, Literary Review of Books, and the Times Literary Supplement.

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Table of Contents

The Clown Lounge 11

Bemidji 13

Stoltz 14

St. Paul? 15

Double Felix 17

Grand Theft America 18

Limo 19

Futon 20

JFK to LGA 21

Omey 22

Frisk 23

Gliomach 24

MUDe 27

A Note on Multi-User Dimensions 51

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