Back in No Time

Back in No Time

The Brion Gysin Reader

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Brion Gysin (1916-1986) was a visual artist, historian, novelist, and an experimental poet credited with the discovery of the 'cut-up' technique -- a collage of texts, not pictures -- which his longtime collaborator William S. Burroughs put to more extensive use. He is also considered one of the early innovators of sound poetry, which he defines as 'getting poetry back off the page and into performance.' Back in No Time gathers materials from the entire Gysin oeuvre: scholarly historical study, baroque fiction, permutated and cut-up poetry, unsettling memoir, selections from The Process and The Last Museum, and his unproduced screenplay of Burroughs' novel Naked Lunch. In addition, the Reader contains complete texts of several Gysin pieces that are difficult to find, including "Poem of Poems," "The Pipes of Pan," and "A Quick Trip to Alamut."
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [2001]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780819565297
0819565296
9780819565280
0819565288
Branch Call Number: 818.5409 GYS
Characteristics: xiv, 354 pages ;,23 cm
Additional Contributors: Weiss, Jason 1955-

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