Selected Writing: As Elected by Bp NicholSelected Writing: As Elected by Bp Nichol

Selected Writing: As Elected

byBp Nichol

Paperback | January 1, 1980

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This volume includes work beginning with bpNichol's visual poetry (progressing from the use of individual letters, to words, to distinct shapes on the page), moving through his sound poetry (in its written form) for one voice only, to poems which combine visual and traditional lyric qualities (leading to an excerpt from The Martyrology ), and concluding with a selection of prose writings, a short play, translations, found poems and collaborations.
bp Nichol bpNichol was one of Canada's most challenging and innovative poets. His writing spans a remarkable range-from concise allegories on a single letter, on through to sound poetry, fiction, theoretical investigations and culminating in his nine-volume poem The Martyrology. Meanwhile: The Critical Writings of bpNichol (200...
Title:Selected Writing: As ElectedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.35 inPublished:January 1, 1980Publisher:Talon Books Ltd

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ISBN - 10:0889221766

ISBN - 13:9780889221765

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"BP Nichol's work is the most courageous body of work in Canadian literature."