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Trance & Recalcitrance: The Private Voice in the Public Realm / Poltroon Press ; Butler F ; Johnston A ; Jandl E ; Gysin B ; Ginsberg A ; Hirschman J ; Sackner MA ; Sackner RK., 1995

Identifier: CC-04763-4852

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Scope and Contents

Essays by Frances Butler and Alastair Johnston present a historical, personal view of the founding of Poltroon, its philosophy and their artistic journeys during the twenty years of the press, a private voice in the public realm. They mention seeing the exhibition, "The Altered Page" at the Center for Book Arts, NYC consisting of works from the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1995



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (47 pages) + folded sheet) ; 26.5 x 15.5 x 0.5 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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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, 1995.


Published: San Francisco, California : Edizione Velocissime Faville. Nationality of creator: American. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

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

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