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Bök, Christian 1966-

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Works: 48 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 1,351 library holdings
Genres: Experimental poetry  Live sound recordings  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Poetry  Artists' books  Musical settings  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9199.3.B575,
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Eunoia by Christian Bök( Book )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Eunoia which means 'beautiful thinking', is the shortest English language word to contain all five vowels. Each letter in this word appears in a chapter by itself
Crystallography by Christian Bök( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
'Pataphysics : the poetics of an imaginary science by Christian Bök( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Ground works : avant-garde for thee ( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
"Ground Works is like an axonometric drawing in that it reveals the true inner workings behind and underneath Canada's literary edifice, with Margaret Atwood as the architect and Christian Bok as the engineer. Together Atwood and Bok have assembled an anthology unlike any other in Canadian literature. Here are the wild and weird, transgressive and transformative, funny and fearless works at the root of our best writing. Here is our avant-garde, the works that were ground out by "ground-under" writers, as Chris Scott calls them in his experimental novel, Bartleby. The works that challenged and changed our literary ground from underneath."--Jacket
The xenotext by Christian Bök( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Eunoia by Christian Bök( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The crutch of memory by Aaron Cassidy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Have you heard the word? ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
From alternative rock concerts, to MTV, to clubs, coffee shops, even public parks and buses, poetry in performance, today dubbed "the spoken word," is back. This documentary, hosted by dub poet Clifton Joseph, examines the roots of this phenomenon and demonstrates its rebirth. The film also includes performances and interviews with many of the most popular spoken word artists today as well as such legendary Beat Generation predecessors as Allen Ginsberg
Giving notice : words on walls by Peter Dykhuis( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
String variables by Christian Bök( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The xenotext by Christian Bök( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Noyta CCCP by Christian Bök( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Triptych by Christian Bök( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
I, purples, spat blood, laugh of beautiful lips : for solo voice and computer (2006) by Aaron Cassidy( score )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Heart of a poet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Griffin Prize winner and University of Calgary English professor Christina Bok is the series opener with an exciting performance of beat box and groundbreaking experimental sound poetry. Cf. Container
2010 Fact-Simile trading card series ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Millennial 'pataphysics ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Heart of a Poet ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Heart of a Poet is a documentary 'series in 23 verses', with each episode profiling the life, inspiration and performances of a working Canadian poet. Each episode throws a spotlight on an individual poet, from established award-winning Christian Bök and Bill Bissett to rising literary stars -- Container
JENSEN, A.: Choral Music (From Sea to Sea) (B. Anderson, Rainville) ( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Eunoia the Upgraded Edition by Christian Bök( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The word 'eunoia, ' which literally means 'beautiful thinking, ' is the shortest word in English that contains all five vowels. Directly inspired by the Oulipo (l'Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle), a French writers' group interested in experimenting with different forms of literary constraint, Eunoia is a five-chapter book in which each chapter is a univocal lipogram - the first chapter has A as its only vowel, the second chapter E, etc. Each vowel takes on a distinct personality: the I is egotistical and romantic, the O jocular and obscene, the E elegiac and epic (including a retelling of the
 
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Alternative Names
Bök, Christian Charles 1966-
Christian Bök Canadian poet
Languages
English (77)
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