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Aphorism

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Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 380 Collections and/or Records:

2nd Avant Garde Writing Symposium / Bennett, John M., curator ; McMurtagh ; State of Being ; Rosenberg MR ; Bennett JM ; Endwar., 2010

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Identifier: CC-51858-72958
Scope and Contents

This is a dinner invitation along with a packet of works on paper given to speakers at the Ohio State University Libraries 2nd Avant Garde Writing Symposium. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2010

5 Proverbs for Jacobins / Finlay, Ian Hamilton ; Lindsley, Kathleen., 1989

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Identifier: CC-10979-11192
Scope and Contents Wikipedia 2011: A Jacobin in the context of the French Revolution, was a member of the Jacobin Club (1789--1794). The Jacobin Club was the most famous political club of the French Revolution. So called from the Dominican convent, where they originally met, in the Rue St. Jacques, Paris. At that time, the term was popularly applied to all supporters of revolutionary opinions. In contemporary France, it refers to the concept of a centralized Republic, with power concentrated in the national government, at the expense of local or regional governments.During the constitutional monarchy, there were two radical groups vying for power, the Girondins and the Jacobins. Although both groups were more radical in their views than the moderates who had designed the constitutional monarchy, the Girondins were somewhat less radical. In late 1791, the Girondins first emerged as an important power in France. At first the two parties were united in their views. The Girondins were concerned about the...
Dates: 1989

6 Proverbs / Finlay, Ian Hamilton ; Hincks, Gary., 1997

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Identifier: CC-35283-37017
Scope and Contents

Each page consists of an engraving of a sail boat or objects related to a sail boat along with a brief aphorism. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

10 Sentences / Finlay, Ian Hamilton., 1996

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Identifier: CC-35260-36994
Scope and Contents

An aphorism is printed on each page, e.g., The pine is the estuary of the oak. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

13 Virtues Revisited From Both Sides / Franklin, Benjamin., 2006

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Identifier: CC-46178-48892
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This keepsake was designed by students of graphic design and produced for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Annual Founders' Celebration, held in collaboration with the Universtiy of Pennsylvania Library. The aphorisms were written by Benjamin Franklin. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2006

34 Anweisungen fur eine Kunstlerin die im Wald sitzi / Janssen, Theresia., 1994

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Identifier: CC-42694-44713
Scope and Contents

The covers of this book depict a camouflage pattern. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

A Blip in the Continuum / Williams, Robin, editor ; Tollett, John ; Heller S ; Rand P ; Fella E ; Brody N ; Cage J ; Dwiggens WA., 1996

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Identifier: CC-33699-35361
Scope and Contents

This book is a celebration of fringe typography that breaks the rules of traditional typeface in its design and use. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

A Foreigner in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Book / Jabes, Edmond ; Rosmarie Waldrop, translator., 1993

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Identifier: CC-31733-33245
Scope and Contents

This book is the last and most political of Jabes' books and is "his response to the increasing racism and intolerance he witnessed in France and elsewhere during his last years, and at the same time it continues his ongoing meditations on representation, language, and meaning." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1993