Nicole Brossard

Montreal's was a desiring feminism

In a post-riot-grrrl world, it’s hard for those of us who were too young for the theoretical debates of the eighties to understand the amount of collective cognitive labor that was required to move us from feminism’s second wave to its third. We easily take for granted the radical cultural shifts that had to take place for Kathleen Hanna’s emergence on stage with the word ‘slut’ written on her belly to be seen as a populist punk feminist act, until we are kindly reminded otherwise.

Geomantic riposte: 'White Piano'

Nicole Brossard is one of Québec’s leading poets, novelists, and literary theorists, and has published more than thirty books since 1965, including These Our MothersLovhers, Mauve Desert and Baroque at Dawn. Brossard also co-founded La Barre du Jour and La Nouvelle Barre du Jour, two important literary journals in Québec.

Talkin' Politics of Poetic Form (the recordings)

25th anniversary

New at PennSound (site link for these recordings)

a series of talks I curated in 1988 at The New School (New York) and collected in The Politics of Poetic Form, Roof Books (1990)

Pierre Joris: Cartographies of the In-between, edited by Peter Cockelbergh

Nicole Brossard poem for Joris

Preface: Nicole Brossard, “Elsewhere and the Voice of Friendship,” a poem for Pierre Joris
Peter Cockelbergh,  Introduction

Litteraria Pragensia
ISBN 978-80-7308-370-0 (paperback). 420pp.

I. Filiations
Jennifer Moxley
Dérive-ations: Pierre Joris & the Drift of Tradition
Franca Bellarsi
On the Road of Nomadic Poetics: Pierre Joris and the Beats in Conversation
Christopher Rizzo
Essaying the Illiterary: Pierre Joris, Charles Olson and the Event of Writing
Dale Smith
The Newly American

US – Géographèmes (Joris in response to Cockelbergh)

II. En route
Robert Kelly
NOMAD: a Meditation on Pierre Joris’ Nomad Poetics
Louis Armand
NOMAD IS THIS
Charles Bernstein in conversation with Pierre Joris
Close Listening
Corina Ciocârlie
Adrift. Travelling with Pierre Joris
Allen Fisher
Cogent Attention in the Work of Pierre Joris

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