The Vehicule Poets Ride Again by S. MorrisseyThe Vehicule Poets Ride Again by S. Morrissey

The Vehicule Poets Ride Again

EditorS. Morrissey, T. Konyes

Paperback | April 1, 2004

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25 years ago, the Montreal poetry scene experienced an unprecedented eruption of activity that resulted in collaborative poems, simultaneous readings, multimedia performances, videopoems, poetry on the city’s buses, English poetry programs on French CBC, concrete poems, a dozen issues of poetry magazines and more than a dozen books. This and more was the result of the individual and collective effort of Endre Farkas, Artie Gold, Tom Konyves, Claudia (Cel) Lapp, Stephen Morrissey, John McAuley and Ken Norris who became labelled the Vehicule Poets. The Vehicule Poets came together to form the most cohesive poetry movement in Canada since the TISH days of the early 1960s. Their work tended toward the fresh and the experimental as they shared a spirit of collectivity and collaboration. They were the leading proponents of literary community and poetic experimentation. One of the results of this collaborative work was the publication of The Vehicule Poets in 1979. To mark the twenty–fifth anniversary of this important book, The Muses’ Company is publishing The Vehicule Poets Now. This is not a nostalgic look back but a view of the present. The poems in this anthology reveal a still very vibrant and vital body of work. These poems continue to push boundaries and test limits.

Tom Konyves was born in Budapest, Hungary. He is a video producer currently living in BC. Based in Montreal until 1983, his poetry has evolved from his mid–seventies association with the Vehicule Poets to the reflective and almost delicate work created in the later Vancouver poems. He coined the term "videopoetry" to describe his muli...
Title:The Vehicule Poets Ride AgainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.03 × 6.06 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2004Publisher:J. Gordon Shillingford PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0920486673

ISBN - 13:9780920486672

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