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Veer Books now available on Amazon // PLUS // new Veer texts from R.T.A. Parker and Danny Hayward

                                                                      

 

Veer books are now available on Amazon.co.uk - click  here  for our new Amazon storefront set up with our friends at Litteraria Pragensia

You can still order direct from us, as before, by emailing veerbooks@gmail.com with an order or an enquiry, or you can write to us at: William Rowe/Stephen Mooney, Department of English and Humanities, School of Arts, Birkbeck College, University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H OPD. Alternatively you can phone us on 020 85210907.
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We are very pleased to present two, dare we say it, exciting new Veer texts by R.T.A. Parker and Danny Hayward, which are available now:

 

                                                                                                           

 

048  R.T.A. Parker – ‘The Traveller & The Defence of Heaven’
Veer Publication 048 [ISBN: 978-1-907088-45-2]          

Projective epic?  End-of-the-world Sci Fi Saga? Sophisticated shaggy dog story? This poem’s mix of allegory, the mock heroic, graphic imaginings, narrative invention and parodic brilliance enriches the account of a city-size spaceship escaping the demise of our solar system. At the outset the ship’s pilot admits, “I dread | the dé | noument / Of this | myster | ious / Story | between | the stars ”, and with good reason. Midway through the poem, come to the end of stellar space, all aboard retire to pods for “many | million / Years of  | forcèd | slumber”. Readers need fear no such fate.
(Adrian Clarke)

5x8” size. 108 pages. May 2012. £7.00


Critical Veer 002  Danny Hayward – ‘Two essays: Best and worst in poetry/Perfect capitalism’
Critical Veer Publication 002 [ISBN: 978-1-907088-46-9]
Danny Hayward’s scalding prose responds to the strict demands of radical critique: here is the sharpness and unflinching hardness that the current crisis demands.  Along with insidious illusions of finding a way out, he destroys Zizek’s theory of fantasy and exposes the bourgeois character of ideas, as in Hazlitt, Heidegger, of self-transcendence. And he tests the knife thus forged on Keats, Kevin Davies, and Justin Katko. Read on!
A4 size. 44 pages. May 2012. £3.00

 

 

Stay tuned for news of our new series of innovative work by younger writers, Volume 0 and Volume 1 featuring writing by [Edmund Hardy, Danny Hayward, Mendoza, Samuel Solomon] and [Becky Cremin, Amy Evans, Frances Kruk, Nat Raha] respectively ... and of our new website (coming soon) ...

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