"I am once again staggered at the unique I mean UNIQUE appearance of this absolutely multilayered masterpiece, from its ruminating typographies hand-written maps and scribblings to its simply masterful use of language, orthographic corruption phonetic decay faux archaicisms real archaicisms and just plain philological learning. I love the actual feel you present of that mysterious murky period after the withdrawal of the Romans from Britain to the coming of the Angles and Saxons, and the muttering murmurs of the Celtic indigenous folk ... all too much for the mind to take in at once. I simply have to breathe these pages to realize the enormous modernity in this ver-sion of myth and antiquities. Is this literature or a copy of literature? You have put the torch to anyone who thinks they understand poetry. This is incomprehensible quite simply put, the massive fragment of a Brain part bedlam and part ratio-cination. Seen through a glass darkly and magnified by season of tormented myr-midons trying to deconstruct whatever has ever been read before. Unlike anything in print today. Luna Bisonte Prods has to be praised for putting this massive typographical jigsaw puzzle together!" —from comments made by Iván Argüelles; though comments were made before this 2022 publication of Vol. 5, being the last volume of the First Chronicle of ARTHUR DIES, where Ygraine gives birth to Arthur in Chapter VIII of Vol.5. There are also extensive appendices in Vol.5 which summarize each volume's story line and different characters, or explain medieval terminology used in this epic poem.
Olchar E. Lindsann is a poet, theorist, publisher, translator, and historian of the 19th Century radical and avant-garde counterculture. He is the editor of mOnocle-Lash Anti-Press, with a catalogue of over 150 zines. Zine examples are The Inappropriated Press, Synapse, and Rêvanance. Among his published books are: ARTHUR DIES: CHRONICLE ONE, Vol. 1 (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2015), ARTHUR DIES: FIRST CHRONICLE, Vol. 2 (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2017), ARTHUR DIES: FIRST CHRONICLE, VOL. 3 (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2018), ARTHER DIES: FIRST CHRONICLE, VOL. 4 (Luna Bisonte Prods, 2021), The Estatic Nerve, Larme Bouquet, The Acetylene Eye (translations of poems by Ribemont- Dessaignes), and Toward a Radical Historiography: Creative Sociality and the Traditions of Dissent.Author City: ROANOKE, VA USA