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Machine Language

by (author) David Dowker

Book*hug Press
Initial publish date
May 2010
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    May 2010
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Machine Language delves the delic, from the 'pataphysical conjunction of antique paper tape code, a fragment of Sappho and the Gorgon (apparatus) to the writing through (over under sideways around) various texts and subtexts of the postmodern North American rhizome, coding the flows of Black Mountain poetics and so-called "language poetries," elliptical traces of neo-surrealist tendencies with reconnaissance syntax and pliant iambics, love's number crunched for the age of surveillance.

About the author

David Dowker was born in Kingston, Ontario but has lived most of his life in Toronto. He was the editor of The Alterran Poetry Assemblage, and his first book, Machine Language, was published in 2010. Christine Stewart lives on the North Saskatchewan River. She works at the University of Alberta and the Learning Centre in downtown Edmonton. Publications include from Taxonomy, Pessoa's July: or the months of astonishments and The Trees of Periphery. The Humanist is forthcoming from Red Nettle Press.

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