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du Calligramme / Peignot, Jerome ; Simmias of Rhodes ; Troy G ; deBalme A ; Husari AK ; Cirier N ; Apollinaire G ; Bassy AM ; Leiris M ; Houedard DS ; Porphyrii PO ; Fortunatus V ; Maurus H ; Cordier B ; Fugger W ; Kleiner G ; Hittensberger IC ; Perret C ; Cellier J ; Dolet P ; Jackman R ; Bonifacius B ; AngoDel'Eperonniere R ; Karst J ; Weiss P ; Capelle P ; Huidobro V ; Albert-Birot P ; Masnata P ; Mazza A ; cummings ee ; Thomas D ; Lemaitre M ; Kriwet F ; Corso G ; Carelman J ; deVilmorin L ; Solt ME ; Riddell A ; Gotkowska W ; Parant JL ; Niikuni S ; Pazarkaya Y ; Garnier I ; Garnier P ; Fahlstrom O ; Roche M ; Novak L ; Boso F ; Beaul M ; Bearn P ; Steinberg S ; SojcherJ ; Basu H ; Ruhm G ; Macchiavelli N ; Pommier A., 1978

Identifier: CC-53458-51761

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Scope and Contents

This book is heavily oriented toward ancient handwritten shaped poems. Peignot includes poems from ancient times to the present, There are also sections on Islamic, Hebraic and Chinese shaped poems. Several pages of Hrabaus Maurus poems are reproduced on page 46; the Sackner Archive holds a copy of this book. Page 51 depicts a battle formation formed from letters written by Nicholas Machievelli in 'The Art of War.' Page 91 depicts a page of shaped poems attibuted to an unidentified poet i Journal universel No.288, 1861. The Sackner Archive holds the same text in Journal Amusant, No.288,1861. Peignot's unidentified poet of the eight shaped poems in this issue was Amedee Pommier, the founder of "Cirque des poetes." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1978



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (129 pages)) ; 29.6 x 21.9 x 1 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.


Published: Paris, France : Chene. Nationality of creator: French. 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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