Pledge of allegiance to technology

Pledge of allegiance to technology
Author: Gregory Carlock; Stefan Maneval
Publisher: Falschrum Books
Language: English
Pages: 48
Size: 11 x 17 cm
Weight: 156 g
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783982077925
Availability: In stock
Price: €16.00
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Author: Gregory Carlock
linocuts by Stefan Maneval
preface by David K. Bromwich

“Carlock liberally combines the sagacious and the puerile, the sacred and the sacrilegious, the resplendent and the desiccated. We are charmed rather than exhorted, seduced by rhyme, shocked by vulgarity, and altogether primed to be slapped across the face. What remains and what is revealed is a roach-cam view of human ambition—a grappling with the damage we have wrought and an acquiescence to the certainty that it will continue.”

– David K. Bromwich

Pledge of Allegiance to Technology and Other Nonsense presents a selection of Gregory Carlock’s satirical rhymes and epigrams, along with 14 linocuts by Stefan Maneval. Sewn bound, with a hardcover of uncoated paper, Ayman Hassan’s design allows Maneval’s illustrations to tell their own jokes, while subtly insinuating life’s effortless victory over culture.