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Kryad Poems / Abdell, Douglas ; Manfredi V., 1978

Identifier: CC-24292-24744

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Scope and Contents

The Kryads are cast bronze [sculptures] and are pictured opposite the poems described by the artist as the result of his "trying to remember what was happening when I made these particular sculptures and speaking about it in a language and rhythm that wants to approach their nature." The introductory essay was written by Victor Manfredi. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1978



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (28 pages)) ; 27.7 x 17.8 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Original Sackner Archive 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 of Abdell, 1983.


Published: Chelsea, Massachusetts : Chelsea Press. Signed by: D[ouglas] Abdell (c.- colophon). Nationality of creator: American. General: About 1434 total copies. About 1422 number copy. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: RED.

Repository Details

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

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