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Issue 1 Invented Languages Winter 2000/01

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The issue is 96 pages and comes with the audio CD abs TruCt heh GarBagt featuring sound pieces using words that exist in no language other than the one constructed by the work itself. For the twentieth century, the inaugural work of this type is Kurt Schwitters's sound poetry masterpiece, The Ursonate (1922-1932). Christian Bök's dynamic performance of the work on abs TruCt heh GarBagt is twice as fast as Schwitters's original version. The CD also features pieces by Charles Bernstein and Steve McCaffery that explore the threshold between sound and language.

Columns Main Invented Languages War And
  • Postcard
    Luke Murphy
  • Flies
    David Scher
  • Face
    David Scher
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