Vehicule Days: Unorthodox History of Montreal's Vehicule Poets, An by Ken NorrisVehicule Days: Unorthodox History of Montreal's Vehicule Poets, An by Ken Norris

Vehicule Days: Unorthodox History of Montreal's Vehicule Poets, An

byKen Norris

Paperback | October 1, 1993

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The Vehicule Poets, a group of poets who gathered in the mid-70s around the alternative gallery Vehicule Art Inc. and the printing operation Vehicule Press was initially interested in gaining access to the means of production. But a funny thing happened on the way to print. The various poets coalesced into a group, feeding off each other's experiences and innovations. Inspired by the experimental environment of the gallery, the Vehicule Poets worked at the cutting edge of mixed media, poetry and video art. They took poetry out of the closet and put it on the buses, in the parks, on the dance floor and in the subway.

The Vehicule Poets were an irreverent, adventurous lot, provoking both praise and vitriol from the public and the critics. Vehicule Days is an important record of literary and cultural history. The collection includes articles, essays and interviews, as well as a sampling from the works of the Vehicule Poets then and now.

Ken Norris, originally from New York City, moved to Montreal and was a member of the Vehicule Poets group. He has had more than 20 books of poetry published and has edited and translated a number of others. He now lives down the road from Stephen King in Bangkok, Maine and teaches Canadian Literature at the University of M...
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Title:Vehicule Days: Unorthodox History of Montreal's Vehicule Poets, AnFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.98 × 6.03 × 0.5 inPublished:October 1, 1993Publisher:Signature Editions

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ISBN - 10:0921833113

ISBN - 13:9780921833116

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