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Author Parish, Nina.

Title Henri Michaux : experimentation with signs / Nina Parish.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (346 pages) : illustrations.
Series Faux titre ; 302
Faux titre ; 302.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-334) and index.
Contents Henri Michaux: Experimentation with Signs; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 Mapping a Creative Itinerary; Chapter 2 Breaking New Ground; Chapter 3 An Oriental Imaginary: The Forms and Functions of Chinese Characters in Michaux's Signs; Chapter 4 Writing/Drawing Movement and the Body; Chapter 5 Experimentation with Book Form; Chapter 6 Beyond the Book: Searching for other Expressive Forms; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Henri Michaux is both a recognised poet and visual artist, arguably one of the greatest 'double artists' of the twentieth century. This book presents the first detailed examination of a particular interdisciplinary aspect of his production, namely, the innovative experimentation with signs contained in four works: Mouvements, Par la voie des rythmes, Saisir and Par des traits . Questions arise concerning their literary and visual status as, in their attempt to render interior rhythm and dynamism, they occupy an interstitial space between writing and drawing, between the book and the canvas, be.
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Subject Michaux, Henri, 1899-1984 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Michaux, Henri, 1899-1984
Michaux, Henri.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Title Experimentation with signs
Other Form: Print version: Parish, Nina. Henri Michaux. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007 9789042022706 9042022701 (OCoLC)172981137
ISBN 9781435612488 (electronic bk.)
1435612485 (electronic bk.)