Back in No Time: The Brion Gysin Reader

Back in No Time: The Brion Gysin Reader

Brion Gysin, Jason Weiss


Brion Gysin (1916–1986) used to be a visible artist, historian, novelist, and an experimental poet credited with the invention of the ‘cut-up’ method -- a university of texts, now not images -- which his longtime collaborator William S. Burroughs positioned to extra large use. he's additionally one in every of the early innovators of sound poetry, which he defines as ‘getting poetry go into reverse the web page and into performance.’ again very quickly gathers fabrics from the whole Gysin oeuvre: scholarly old research, baroque fiction, permutated and cut-up poetry, unsettling memoir, choices from the method and The final Museum, and his unproduced screenplay of Burroughs’ novel bare Lunch. furthermore, the Reader includes whole texts of a number of Gysin items which are tough to discover, together with “Poem of Poems,” “The Pipes of Pan,” and “A speedy journey to Alamut.”

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