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Czech Concrete Poetry

Ga (the first and last collection of sound poems by jiří valoch). Writers forum ‘fives’ no. 1 (series).

London: Writers Forum , 1971. Octavo (21 × 14.6 cm). Original side-stapled xeroxed wrappers; xeroxed text on Chinese-style folded leaves; [19] pp. Very good.

English edition of “poems in the language ga realisated (sic!) especially for this collection, dedicated to bob cobbing ladislav novak henri chopin barnard heidsieck francois dufrene ernst jandl” by the Czech concrete poet Valoch. Consisting entirely of variations on the letters g and a, as well as the morpheme ‘ga’, with added musical notation in the spirit of sound poetry. KVK, OCLC show copies at UC London, MART, SUNY Buffalo, Ohio State, Washington University, HRC Texas, UC San Diego and the British Library.

Book ID: P004195

Price: $175.00