Shop > Artists' Books


The Benjamin Sonnets

Artists' Books
5 × 8 inches
88 pages

The Benjamin Sonnets are a series of poems created through a process of “homophonic” translation from German writings by Walter Benjamin. They are ridiculous, but only in the sense that things unexpected and wonderful can be ridiculous.

Clint Burnham is a Vancouver writer and critic. His books include Rental Van (poetry, 2007), Smoke Show (novel, 2005; nominated for the BC Book Prize that year), Buddyland (poetry, 2000), Airborne Photo (short stories, 1999), and Be Labour Reading (poetry, 1997). He also writes frequently on contemporary art, in such venues as, Flash Art, Camera Austria, The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun, C Magazine, fillip, Pyramid Power, etc. He teaches English at Simon Fraser University.

  1. The Benjamin Sonnets

Related Items

  1. Walter Benjamin and Carl Skoggard: Sonnets
  2. Walter Benjamin and Carl Skoggard: The “Berlin Chronicle“ Notices
  3. Walter Benjamin and Carl Skoggard: Walter Benjamin’s Berlin Childhood circa 1900
  4. Benjamin Tong: The Parrot Lecture
  5. Zug Magazine B & W #5
  6. David Benjamin Sherry: It’s Time
  7. Benjamin Critton: Evil People in Modernist Homes in Popular Films
  8. M.A. Vizsolyi

ed. Jason Dodge
  9. Michael Benjamin Brown: Winterhouses
  10. A Book About What’s More To Life Than Books
  11. Aaron / Benjamin: Shoboshobo
  12. Benjamin Tiven: An Echo Without a Medium
  13. Bookbook 2007-2011
  14. Jonathan Ball: Ex Machina
  15. Steven Zultanski: AGONY
  16. Victor Coleman: ivH
  17. Ron Silliman: Revelator
  18. Geofrrey Farmer: CJ Press: Anthology of Exhibition Essays
  19. Kenneth Goldsmith: Capital
  20. Carnets de Gisèle Freund
  21. Emily Jacir & Susan Buck-Morss
  22. Keren Benbenisty: A A O UE
  23. Benjamin Phelan: Charge Clusters: The Basis of Zero-Point Energy Inventions
  24. Tila L. Kellman and Michael Snow: Figuring Redemption : Resighting Myself in the Art of Michael Snow
  25. Uri Aran, Nairy Baghramian, Matthew Brannon, Andrea Buttner, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Rosalind Nashashibi, Adrian Piper, Laure Prouvost, Slavs and Tatars, and Cathy Wilkes: The Assistants

Edited by Fionn Meade
  26. Espace 116
  27. Anonynous: The Guilded Beaver