Monday, March 26, 2012
Paul Dutton | The Plastic Typewriter
The Plastic Typewriter
Toronto, Canada: Writer's Forum, 1993
unpaginated [22 pp]
27 x 21 x .5 cm.
Completed in 1977, this collection of typewriter poems was made with a disassembled plastic typewriter, an intact typewriter, carbon ribbons, carbon paper, a metal file and white bond paper. Best known as a sound poet (in collaboration with Michael Snow and Jon Oswald in CCMC, and previously as a member of the Four Horsemen, alongside bp Nichol), Dutton is an accomplished writer and poet, and has produced many books, as both author and publisher of Underwhich Editions.