Back in No Time
The Brion Gysin Reader
Back in No Time by Brion Gysin
Book DescriptionBrion 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. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780819565297
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Wesleyan University Press
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Brion Gysin
Brion Gysin: Here to Go, Paperback (July 2012)
Brion Gysin is a legend. As an artist, author, filmmaker, and long-term collaborator of William S Burroughs, Gysin helped to develop the so-called Beat aesthetic from the beginning. He is best known for his discovery of the cut-up technique and the invention of the dreamachine. This book tells his story.
Process, Paperback (November 2005)» View all books by Brion Gysin
The Process has the dazzling impact of a drug-inspired dream and, since its publication more than thirty years ago, has established itself as a classic of twentieth century modernism.
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Author Biography - Brion Gysin
One of the first Fulbright Fellows, BRION GYSIN was recognized for his book, To Master a Long Goodnight, with its substantial appendix, A History of Slavery in Canada. His career as a visual artist began before the age of 20; he was part of the famous 1935 Surrealist Drawings show in Paris, though at the orders of AndrE Breton his work was taken down. His paintings are owned by MOMA, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and Paris's Pompidou Center. Jason Weiss is a New York-based writer and author of Writing at Risk: Interviews in Paris with Uncommon Writers (1991)."
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