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Selected Writing
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Tuesday March 30, 2010 in Books

Selected Writing
As Elected

By bp Nichol

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.

ISBN 13: 9780889221765 | ISBN 10: 889221766
6 W x 9 H x 1 D inches | 144 pages
$17.95 CAN / $17.95 US
Rights: World
Backlist | Poetry | Bisac: POE011000

About the Contributors

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 (2001), bpNichol Comics (2001), Rational Geomancy (1992) and Selected Writing: As Elected (1980) are also available from Talonbooks.

bpNichol Comics
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Edited by Carl Peters


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Selected Writing

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