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Dante's Barber Shop / Halsey, Alan., 2001

Identifier: CC-38625-40534

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Scope and Contents

Each page consists of the subtitle "De Vulgari Eloquentia" with found texts, apparently assembled by the cut-up technique, surrounded by photographic llustrations of urban scenes. The work was composed serially from 1999-2001 and was originally issued in sets of loose prints on heavy card. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 2001



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (spiral spine) (39 pages)) ; 29.8 x 21.5 x .5 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

portfolio box shelf

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Beverly Green, 2002.


Published: Nether Edge, England : West House Books. Signed by: Alan Halsey (c- colophon). Nationality of creator: British. General: About 100 total copies. About 17 number copy. General: Added by: RUTH; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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