Meanwhile: The Critical Writings of bpNichol

Meanwhile: The Critical Writings of bpNichol


For bpNichol, who referred to as himself a “writer who writes concerning the act of writing,” feedback was once not just a method to deal with his personal poetics and the textual practices of his iteration; it was once simply as necessary to his mind's eye as have been his poems themselves.

Finally, after years of readers suffering to discover or entry lots of Nichol’s leading edge serious writings, this a lot wanted and expected quantity makes it attainable to keep on with Nichol via his thirty-year-long considerate engagement with the method of construction. With essays, stories, talks on poetics, letters, notes, photos, and excerpts from interviews, editor Roy Miki has prepare a provocative checklist of bpNichol’s continuously explorative methods to the cloth stipulations of textual production.

Representing a considerable choice of Nichol’s severe writing from the mid-1960s as much as the yr of his loss of life in 1988, Meanwhile: The serious Writings of bpNichol places him, rightfully, at the leading edge of Canadian literature and significant conception. This assortment is vital to our experience of Nichol not just as a author, but in addition as anyone of exemplary generosity, mind's eye, and highbrow range.

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