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  Eunoia™ font family : MyFonts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Eunoia™ is a ShinnType font family with 6 styles priced from $39.00.
Eunoia is an eye-popping, high-contrast, condensed, geometric, sans serif typeface.
Eunoia is a system of six fonts with interchangeable characters.
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  Eunoia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eunoia is the shortest English word containing all five main vowels.
In book eight of Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle uses the term (in Greek) to refer to the kind and benevolent feelings of goodwill a spouse has which form the basis for the ethical foundation of human life.
Eunoia is also the title of a Christian Bök lipogram (ISBN 1552450929) which consists of chapters written using words limited to a single vowel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eunoia   (132 words)

 Amazon.ca: Editorial Reviews Books: Eunoia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Such is the fundamental hope of Oulipo, and such is the mission entrusted to Eunoia's "univocalic" principle, in which each of the book's five chapters (comprising a paragraph per page, each never more than eighty words) is forced to address a specific vowel.
Eunoia has reduced the afflatus to a kind of automated algorithm whereby Bök's poems are products of specific procedural rules and are not pressed out by any emotional or intellectual predicament.
Stunning in its implications and masterful in its execution, Eunoia is poised to be one of the most unusual and important books of the year.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/books/1552450929/reviews/ref=cm_rev_more/701-9569791-4549132   (2891 words)

 Brian Kim Stefans: Eunoia
In the "i" chapter, he is the smug and sarcastic mad scientist while in the "a" chapter, absent the "i" but having access to a welter of nouns, he adopts an omniscient, allusive approach, cleverly dismissing both Kant (for his transcendental ego) and Marx (for his materialist dialectics) in the process.
Indeed, Bök was very careful to make "Eunoia" a work of literary quality in a conventional sense; he denies himself a plethora of avant-garde tactics such as parataxis, fragmentation, and visual poetics, that would have made his pursuit easier.
But it is "Eunoia," with its readability and extreme method, that poses the largest questions for poetry, both of the "avant-garde" and more lyrical variety.
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 Eunoia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Designed to make a mockery of those who insist that a book must be intelligible, poetic, or at the very least worth the pulp it's printed on, Eunoia is a paean to the kind of people who attend Warhol's "Empire", and claim to be deeply moved by it.
That's right, the best use for Eunoia is bumph, doubly so if you've read it first.
I was prompted to buy a copy of Eunoia after hearing Christian Bok reading excerpts on the radio.
www.hallamericanclassics.com /index.php/Mode/product/AsinSearch/1552450929/name/Eunoia.htm   (586 words)

 Veer: Products: Type: ShinnType: Eunoia
Taking the idea of alternates to the next level, Eunoia is a system of six fonts with interchangeable characters.
Eunoia is the shortest word in the English language to contain all five vowels.
This name was appropriated from the book Eunoia, by Christian Bök, and conforms to Matthew Carter's (tongue-in-cheek?) theory that typeface names should have three syllables and end with the letter a.
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 "Writing is inhibiting. Sighing, I sit, scribbling in ink this pidgin script." | MetaFilter
Eunoia ("beautiful thinking") is the shortest word in the English language that contains all five vowels.
Eunoia is great -- one of my favorite books of poetry, and I love plenty of 'normal' poetry too.
On a related tangent, the publisher of Eunoia is Coach House Press in Toronto.
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 Eunoia font.
Eunoia is an eye-popping, high-contrast, condensed, geometric, sans serif typeface.
The family is not, as is usual, built around variance in weight or skew, but alternate letterforms.
Eunoia is a system of six fonts with interchangeable characters.
www.fonts-online.com /font.asp?c=4126&font=Eunoia   (55 words)

 the eyeopener online
Eunoia, a word meaning "beautiful thinking," is a poem of five chapters constructed using only one vowel per chapter.
He would not rewrite Eunoia to add the five words he didn't manage to fit in: parallax, belvedere, gingivitis, monochord, and tumulus.
Bök said he anticipated the criticism and wrote the first paragraph of the "i" chapter to address those critics who consider Eunoia as a stunt rather than a study of language and its limitations.
www.theeyeopener.com /storydetail.cfm?storyid=533   (485 words)

 Eunoia - September 29, 2005
Eunoia is Greek for "beautiful thinking" and that's what we hope this e-bulletin is for you.
It is a world that affords all children the best possible start in life and ensures that they have opportunities to develop to the best of their ability within a safe and supportive environment.
Eunoia is a monthly digest of news and resources, edited by
www.tamarackcommunity.ca /newsletter/eunoia/eunoia.htm   (1744 words)

 Star/Bök - QuickTopic free message board hosting
Eunoia is fundamentally a well-executed parlour game which does not live up to the ballyhoo that has surrounded it.
What Bok does in Eunoia is similar, except that his “colours” are the sounds of vowels rather than red and orange pigments, and they play in the reader’s ear instead of in the viewer’s eye.
Because the content and the lyricism of Eunoia are subservient to the greater thesis of the work doesn’t remove it from the “function” of purely lyrical poems.
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 ! Canada Wins the Oulipics 2001 !
Eunoia is an exhaustive univocalic novel: there is one section for each of the five vowels AEIOU; in each section no other vowels may be used.
Eunoia is a great idea for a piece of writing for reasons unrelated to consistency or narrative progression.
Eunoia uses its constraint exhaustively (the author claims to use 98% of the available vocabulary) and is, I would say, unsurpassably well-written.
www.intenex.net /~william/oulipics   (1991 words)

 chicklit: paper jam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
When I first read a very positive review of Christian Bök's Eunoia (Coach House Press, 2001) a couple of months ago, I was interested enough to add it to my various online bookstore wishlists right away, although I was somewhat skeptical about the apparent gimmickry of its concept.
The book comprises five main chapters, each one of which is a prose poem employing only words with one of the five vowels: univocal lipograms.
“Eunoia” is also the shortest word in the English language to use all five vowels.
www.chicklit.com /paperjam/paperjam27.html   (471 words)

 eye - Bök beats the devil of language - 12.06.01
Seven years in the making, Eunoia (which means beautiful thinking) is a marvel of imagination, a work that no doubt required resourcefulness and astounding patience.
Eunoia may not teach you anything about the human condition -- more than enough books have been written to that end -- but Bök's heroics make other authors seem like underachievers.
In his heyday in the '20s, the performances of the world-famous Charles Carter -- dubbed Carter the Great by Houdini himself -- climaxed with an act called "Carter Beats the Devil." To the amazement of the audience, Lucifer and Carter would ba ttle to see which was the better illusionist.
www.eye.net /eye/issue/issue_12.06.01/arts/books.html   (606 words)

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