The Martyrology, Book 5

The Martyrology, Book 5

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All of Nichol's paintings is stamped by means of his wish to create texts which are accomplishing themselves in addition to in context, and to take advantage of oblique structural and textual units to hold which means. within the Martyrology alternative ways of talking testify to a trip via other ways of being. Language is either the poet's teacher and, via its a variety of variations, the dominant 'image' of the poem. The [nine] books of The Martyrology rfile a poet's quest for perception intohimself and his writing via scrupulous consciousness to the messages hidden within the morphology of his personal speech.' - Frank Davey

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