Derek Beaulieu & E.A. Abbott
 
Flattening Flatland











photo of E.A. Abbott

Derek Beaulieu lives in Calgary and spends a great deal of time in Black Diamond. He is the author of 5 books of poetry, including with wax (Coach House, 2003), fractal economies (talon, 2006) and most recently, Flatland: a romance of many dimensions (information as material, 2007) which also includes an afterword by noted critic Marjorie Perloff. With Gary Barwin, he released frogments from the frag pool: haiku after basho (the mercury press, 2006), a book of radical translations of Matsuo Basho's famous haiku. His next book of visual poetry, chains, is forthcoming from paper kite press, in the spring of 2007.

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with wax
fractal economies
Flatland: a romance of many dimensions
frogments from the frag pool: haiku after basho
chains

Edwin Abbott Abbott , English schoolmaster and theologian, is best known as the author of the mathematical satire Flatland (1884). Abbott was the eldest son of Edwin Abbott (18081882), headmaster of the Philological School, Marylebone, and his wife, Jane Abbott (18061882); (December 20, 1838 - 1926).