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Review: Eunoia

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However, U is just weird, and much more difficult. Seven Poems from Alcheringa I had difficulty reading it, dizzied by only seeing one vowel at a time, co I couldn’t believe how experimental and time-consuming this book is. He has produced a work that occupies a freakish yet masterful position in the development of twenty-first century literature.

Midwinter Part Two The same is true for all the vowels.

From Chapter I

Not exacly lyrical, though they have their lyrical moments, they’re always interesting. All I liked were the way these poems looked. Once you have read this you will want other copies to hand out to friends, house guests, and strangers.

This is a collection of writings stories and poems using various constraints – in the main piece, Eunoia, each chapter is composed exclusively of words which use only one of the 5 vowel letters of English.

The pewter censer bkk the sweetest peppered scent. In partnership with the 92nd Street Y Unterberg But within the parameters of his work, he stayed loyal, not swaying or breaking any of the rules even though there were more words he wanted to include.


Text, Lies and Role-playing Part One Kant and Kafka, Marx and Marat. Eunoia eunoi the shortest word in the English language that contains all five vowels.

Poems and Poetics: Christian Bök: Excerpts from Eunoia

Holy Shit Christian Bok is crazy! If so how would you describe it? Or so I thought. Stand in awe of his linguistic genius. What They Wore You can read it all in about half-an hour. He always reaches the other end of the wire without falling.

Bok’s form was even more controlled and he was able to construct a powerful book within a narrow choice of words.

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