Jean-Francois Bory

Jean-Francois Bory

Jean-Francois Bory (1939- ) was born in Paris. He is a prolific writer and artist.

Once Again

This collection presents one of the most interesting and lively developments on the international poetry scene in recent years. Concrete Poetry has been growing in many countries, from Brazil to Japan, and especially in England and Europe. Its ancestry goes back to pre-historic picture writing and the anagrams of early Christian monks; it has affinities with the oriental ideogram, and, in our century, with Apollinaire’s Calligrammes, the work of Klee and Schwitters, and the experiments in “visual form” of Cummings, Dylan Thomas, and the Dadaists and Surrealists.…
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