UNSHORED FRAGMENTS: LYACOS’ POST-TRAGIC TRILOGY

Plume Poetry Journal

Published: Feb 2019
Location: Illinois USA
Reviewed by: Ilias Bistolas
Review of book: POENA DAMNI: THE TRILOGY

In conclusion, Poena Damni is a post-tragic work. Certainly, it does not follow from tragedy, if tragedy is intended as an ensemble of formal characteristics, but unequivocally describes the tortured and tragic fall of the (post)modern subject: A person made of one thousand screams whose core of being has broken apart and is spread out like an archipelago of anonymous islands on a vast empty surface.

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