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From: Alph Bites a primer / Merks, Jane ; Cain, Stephen ; Bartl, Peter., 2000

Identifier: CC-35841-37601

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Scope and Contents

According to the colophon, this book is a result of Merk's reaction to Edita Petrauskaite's foreward on the CD 'Carnivocal - a celebration of sound poetry' where she states: "Sound poetry cannot be captured on paper or forced into a book." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 2000



0 See container summary (1 hard cover book (accordion) + pages (letterpress, Kraft paper) (12 pages) in slipcase (cardboard corrugated)) ; 25.8 x 26 x 6.2 cm (book) + 26.7 x 26.5 x 2.1 cm (slipcase)

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.


Published: Edmonton, Canada : Press at Pilot Bay. Nationality of creator: Canadian. General: About 11 total copies. About 3 number copy. General: Added by: RED; updated by: RED.

Repository Details

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

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