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Cascade d'ubiquité

A body of poems from various publications of the author.

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Cascade d'ubiquité is a group of poems from various publications by the author.

Nicole Brossard (born November 27, 1943) is a leading French-Canadian formalist poet and novelist. She wrote her first collection in 1965, Aube à la saison. The collection L'Echo bouge beau marked a break in the evolution of her poetry that included an open and active participation in numerous cultural events (such as poetry recitals). In 1975, she participated in a meeting of writers on women, a point marking both a more activist role in the feminist struggle and writing a poetry that becomes more personal in tone and subjectivity. There are two poles in her writing, both aesthetic and political: on the one hand its modernism and avant-gardism; and on the other a sensual and activist writing that shows a commitment to a feminist consciousness.