bpNicholFront Cover

ISBN: 9780889222205 | paperback / softback

$13.95 | 154 pages | Pub. Date: 1984
6.00 W × 9.00 H × 0.45 D inches
Non-Fiction | Backlist | Bisac: LIT004080
ISBN 13: 9780889222205 | Rights: WORLD

bpNichol
What History Teaches
By Stephen Scobie

Scobie illuminates bpNichol’s relationship to Dadaism, contemporary French literary theory, and the writing of Gertrude Stein, and argues strongly for Nichol’s importance as a writer of fiction.

Other titles in The New Canadian Criticism Series:

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  • Timothy Findley and the Aesthetics of Fascism
  • Michael Ondaatje: Word, Image, Imagination
  • Margaret Atwood: A Feminist Poetics
  • George Bowering: Bright Circles of Colour

By Stephen Scobie

Sophie Bienvenu is a Québécois writer. After studying visual communication in Paris, she settled in Quebec in 2001 and quickly established herself as a successful blogger. Et au pire, on se mariera (La Mèche) her first novel, was followed by Chercher Sam (translation forthcoming from Talonbooks, 2019), and Autour d’elle, translated as Around Her by Rhonda Mullins (Talonbooks, 2018). Ceci n’est pas de l’amour (This Is Not Love) was her first poetry collection, published in 2016 by Poètes de brousse. Bienvenu’s writing takes its readers on an emotional journey, an intense exploration of profoundly human characters, transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary.

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news | 2016-07-20
Tomorrow! Carl Peters talks Gertrude Stein at People’s Co-op Books, Vancouver

…Peters is a scholar, curator, and author of bpNichol Comics (Talon, 2002) and textual vishyuns: image …


news | 2014-10-22
The Four Horsemen Are Back!

…on the poetry of the original Four Horsemen – bpNichol, Steve McCaffery, Paul Dutton, and Rafael …


news | 2013-11-22
Gil McElroy Ties for 2013 bpNichol Chapbook Award

…and memoirist Gil McElroy on winning the 2013 bpNichol Chapbook Award! He and poet Sandra Alland tied …


news | 2011-10-24
textual vishyuns is here!

…Stein, William Burroughs, Charles Olson and bpNichol; and the experimental films of Andy Warhol, Stan …


news | 2010-08-23
Steve McCaffery reading from Carnival @ Instal 09, Glasgow

…and is the co-author of Rational Geomancy with bpNichol. …