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Bodh[i] Circu[it]s / Alg[a]e{bra] D[ra[in]] / White, Derek., 2004

Identifier: CC-42725-44744

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Scope and Contents

Basinski reviewed this book on the WEB: "Bodh[i] Circu[it]s / Alg[a]e[bra] D[ra[in]] continues work that Derek White has done in his previous books: 23 Text Tiles and Mining in the Black Hills both 2003 from Calamari Press. This is expansive visual poetry and as that something needed. Guilty, visual poets are sometimes of repeating themselves via style and form and medium but you won't find any of that in Derek White. He is the most expansive visual poet I've read in some time. Each page in fact is a new field of work, a new form, form of forms, and he has not abandoned the word but has each time found it fresh and new again and is able to ornament it in balance with visuals, various forms, lines images, color, type, print, hands, photocopy, and conglomeration, a constellation cooperation of mediums germinates and generates into a splendidly babbling work. And with babble I mean only a compliment because babble is the multi-sound/dimensions one hears, as sweet delight, when engaging White's diverse fields of work. Finally, a two eyes poet! One eye visual and one readable -- one focused imagination." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 2004



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (45 pages)) ; 21.7 x 17.7 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: New York : Calamari Press. Nationality of creator: American. General: Added by: MARVIN; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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