|Number Of Pages: ||240|
|Publication Date: ||20100101|
|Publisher: ||Midpoint Trade Books|
Written in memory of the German collagist, painter, sculptor, and writer, Kurt Schwitters (who referred to all of his works as Merz; a syllable taken from the advertisement for the Kommerzund Privatbank and included in all his earliest assemblages), this is a series of visually arresting verbal collages from America s foremost experimental poet of the last 30 years. Lacing together words, word fragments, and phrases all relating to Schwitters and his work, some computer generated this is a landmark celebration of the Dada spirit in modern poetry. 42 Merzgedichte is yet another masterful work from the inventor of a prolific range of systematic chance operations for poetry and one of the most unique voices of modern literature.