from Chapter O (for Yoko Ono) Loops on bold fonts now form lots of words for books. Books form cocoons of comfort – tombs to hold book-. This new edition features several new but related poems by Christian Bök and an expanded afterword. ‘Eunoia is a novel that will drive everybody sane. Eunoia by Christian Bök I’ll Drown My Book by Caroline Bergvall Against Expression by Craig Dworkin Soliloquy by Kenneth Goldsmith Unoriginal Genius by.

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Ubu drums drums, plus Ubu strums cruths such hubbub, such ruckus: The first two projects on this list, both in genetics, might chritian to be concerned with some aspect of military technology—spy messages in the first instance, infrastructural subterfuge in the second. See Motte, Introduction Mar 25, Steve Moudry rated it really liked it.

Nine Anagrammatic Poems Saying Bok simply experiments in writing poetry adhering to strict rules with chapters dedicated to only employing one vowel is the understatement of the year. American Sign Language as a Medium for Poetry He prefers the perverse French esthetes: Take a painter eunia make her paint with just her elbows.

Seven in Dedication Jul 03, Richard rated it it was amazing.

Even the cover art was selected for its unique employment of vowels. Sometimes it seems clumsy.


A Book christiam Shadows, for Tita Reut A Letter in Response to a Posting But I find myself still unconvinced by the custom, in some constrained writing, of presenting the rules as faits accomplis instead of aesthetic choices.

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Review: Eunoia

One Day, Tom Cruise M. Seven Poems, with funoia note in praise of I argue that Eunoia raises epistemological questions regarding the production and creation of meaning. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Not much is said, but each tells a story.

I sing with nihilistic witticism, disciplining signs christuan trifling gimmicks impish hijinks christjan highlight stick sigils. Shaking the Pumpkin 4: A Transmigralation If someone told me you could write an entire chapter using any consonants, but only a single vowel, I wouldn’t have believed it. He’s created entire books out of Lego blocks—one recently sold in New York for several thousand dollars—and invented a language for a race of Star Trek spin-off creatures called the “Taelons.

Sighing, I sit, scribbling in ink this pidgin script. Make a tax-deductible donation today Donate Today! Mignon’s Song by Goethe Robinson, Spliced Romanticisms Ugly urns usurp unsung suns. The problem is not that unexpected swerves in the narrative eunoka or content are faults, it’s that the choice of moments when the text swerves to accommodate some rule, and the choice of rules themelves, are not articulated, and there is not reason to suppose those choices aren’t both expressive and conventional.


Go all in bus. Her helplessness vexes her.

Literally the word means “beautiful thinking. She needs help; nevertheless, her stressed nerves render her cheerless her cheerlessness enfetters her. The rest of this review is available elsewhere the location cannot be given for Goodreads policy reasons.

The Treasures of Runoia He has a prose explanation praising his own work, and he praises himself in each of the five vowel-chapters which I guess was his allusion to the art of writing.

Eunoia by Christian Bök

I can appreciate the work. You can finish it in an hour or two, but be prepared to be scratching your head over it for a while.

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