Wôld, Wôld, Wôld

      Wôld, Wôld, Wôld
Third volume of Poetry by Dutch poet Martijn Benders 222 pages of experimental Dutch poetry Claims to be the worlds first personalized book The book interacts with the reader throughout its pages, gives the readers assignments, makes the reader perform strange rituals Contains a wide variety of poetry variegating from concrete poetry to lyrical poetry to visual poetry to prose poetry Benders plays almost every imaginable genre in the book Lauded as an essential work by many prominent Dutch poets. Free Read eBook Wôld, Wôld, Wôld By Martijn Benders – bluevapours.co.uk

Benders published his first poetry book titled Karavanserai in 2008, with Nieuw Amsterdam publishers He got nominated for the prestigious Buddingh prize for the book, but staged a Laibach esque performance on the awards, where Bart van der Pligt read an Anti Price poem and Samuel Vriezen wearing a fake moustache yelled the prize had to be taken seriously from within the audience Benders sang Lezen is Lezen Reading is reading from a dark corner, to the tune of the known Life is Life song of the Austrian band OpusIn 2011 Benders sabotaged the National Turing Poetry contest by simultaneously sending in poems that ended in the top 100, sending in a song about Jury Member Gerrit Komrij Kom nou Mr Komrij based on Frankly Mr Shankly of the Smiths and making an alternate character named Bert that severely criticized the quality of the top 100 Ramsey Nasr, the National Poet, gave a raving speech against Bert at the nominations Gala day, not knowing it was Benders, and claimed Bert was just jealous for not making it into the Top 100.After this successful action Benders vowed to stop this particular artform He left his publisher and self published a second volume of poetry named Wat koop ik voor jouw donkerwilde machten, Willem What do I buy for your darkwilde powers, William with 91 poems, which got raving reviews on major poetry sites but was ignored by the poetry magazine establishment.In Februar 2013 Benders, as a situationist artwork, put a Bill Knott poem into the Turing National Poetry contest Benders was present with 2 poems in the Top 20, but sent the Sesame Street character Bert to collect the nomination The jury took several ressentimental jibes at Bert, which he recorded and remixed into a video named 36 Euro.Much of Benders work combines not only literary styles, such as lyrical, conceptual, satirical, and absurdist influences his work also moves across genres, media and modes Some examples are his Laibach inspired performance at a poetry award including an Anti Prize poem and choreographed chants from within the audience, and a fake moustache several submissions to poetry contests intended as playful self referential critique of poetry institutions and contests as such W ld, W ld, W ld 2013 a personalized poetry book, including dedications and assignments to the reader, poems in Dutch and English, concrete poems, images Stubbing Out a Cigarette on a Nightingale will be Benders first English language poetry collection In 2014, Dutch publisher van Gennep has republished some of Benders works that had only been available as self published prints By Jeroen Nieuwland, Vlak Itenaries Berlin, 2015

      Wôld, Wôld, Wôld
 By Martijn Benders IBN :  Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 222 pages
  • Wôld, Wôld, Wôld
  • Martijn Benders
  • Dutch
  • 12 December 2018

10 thoughts on “ Wôld, Wôld, Wôld

  1. Alexis says:

    Als er een dichtbundel in 2013 de vsb poezieprijs had moeten winnen, was het deze Een explosie van scheppingsdrang 212 pg met een mengeling van hilarische aanvallen op het Nederlandse literatuurwereldje, grafische experimentjes en se...

  2. Ana says:

    W ld, W ld, W ld GOED SPULBoos, grappig, teder, eigenwijs en bewegelijk danst het alle kanten uit, lachend en heel erg serieus, lekker dik ook en vol verrassingen.Ik sleep het al een week of twee overal mee naar ...

  3. Marc says:

    great sometimes wild poetry

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