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An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Letterist Painting As Exemplified in the Oeuvre of Maurice Lemaitre, 1976

Identifier: CC-13256-13557

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Scope and Contents

The paper in this book was presented at the first International Symposium on Letterism. Mentions that James Joyce was Isou's earliest inspiration. This book is stored in a Lemaitre box. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1976



0 See container summary : 1 soft cover book + 8 pages (photocopied) + 3 pages (collaged, 9 color photographs) + drawing (watercolor, ink, collage additions) (21 pages) in cover (acetate) ; 30.8 x 23 x .5 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

box shelf

Custodial History

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


Published: Paris, France : Centre de Creativite. Signed by: [Maurice] Lemaitre (c.- colophon); [Maurice] Lemaitre 80 (l.r.- drawing). Inscription: for Ruth and Marvin Sackner. Nationality of creator: American. General: About 50 total copies. About 5 number copy. 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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