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Political poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 1442 Collections and/or Records:

1794 / Finlay, Ian Hamilton., 1990

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Identifier: CC-11822-12041
Scope and Contents

This is a "Space Poem" after Gael Turnbull. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1990

1794 / Finlay, Ian Hamilton; Hincks, Jo., 1993

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Identifier: CC-11072-11287
Scope and Contents

Depicts a flowering wildrose plant, a symbol used in the French Republican calendar that was established in 1794. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1993

1968, A History in Verse / Sanders, Edward ; Ginsberg A ; Kupferberg T ; Rubin J ; Leary T ; Bly R ; Berrigan T ; levy da ; Hoffman A ; McClure M ; Guillevic E ; Hollo A ; Crumb R ; Burroughs WS., 1997

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Identifier: CC-30359-31774
Scope and Contents

This long, biographic poem deals with Sanders' music group, the Fugs, and the political events of 1968, detailing among others the ravages of the Viet Nam war, James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, the Yippies, the CIA, J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, and the Chicago Seven. There are descriptions of the assasinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King as well as small black and white scanned, photographic, documentary images, and line drawings of hierogyphics and fragments of calligraphic texts scattered among the poems. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

2004: In a Word / Scher, Paula., 2004

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Identifier: CC-43236-45295
Scope and Contents

An article by Charles McGrath titled the Year of (Your Catchphrase Here) is illustrated by calligraphic colored drawings by Paula Scher. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2004

A Book of Split Cities / Griffiths, Bill., 1999

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Identifier: CC-37037-38877
Scope and Contents

Iain Sinclair contributed a introductory essay on Griffiths work. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1999

A Book of Wild Flowers / Finlay, Ian Hamilton ; Hincks, Gary., 1994

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Identifier: CC-12650-12882
Scope and Contents

Published on Christmas day 1994. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

A Definition for Michel Blum, Ambiguous, n. / Finlay, Ian Hamilton., 1988

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Identifier: CC-12170-12394
Scope and Contents

Blum was involved in the decision to reject Finlay's proposed commission for the city of Paris. The poem reads, "Ambiguous, n., of doubtful meaning. OF DOUBTFUL MEANING." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1988

A dream is always the sentiment of a truth that exists no more / Finlay, Ian Hamilton; Curwin, Kerstin., 1993

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Identifier: CC-11074-11289
Scope and Contents

This depicts a photograph by Carwin of a bust of Saint-Just. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1993

A Fourth George Book: A User's Guide / Goswell, Joan Iversen., 2004

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Identifier: CC-42898-44940
Scope and Contents

This rubberstamped book is a negative exposition of Bush's first term Presidency of the United States documented with articles from the news media. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2004

A Humument Page 4 (print) / Phillips, Tom., 2009

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Identifier: CC-50219-71284
Scope and Contents

This page refers to the 9/11 attack by terrorists on NYC and the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The poem reads, "paster on to the present - see it is nine eleven - the time singular - which broke down the illusion." The image depicts a four part grid, one of which is a fragment from a postcard that is also depicted in Phillips' Postcards of the 20th Century. It shows King Kong the gorilla embracing the twin towers saying "I Love New York!" enclosed by a comic strip bubble. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2009

A Humument Third Revision Page 135 / Phillips, Tom; Rushdie S., 1993

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Identifier: CC-04864-4960
Scope and Contents

This poem written for Salman Rushdie and printed in Merely Connect is composed of eight blue-grey and purple horizintal bands of color. The purple may relate to the purple centerpiece of the Indian flag, blue-grey the emotional despair of Rushdie's death sentence. The calligraphy may be Salman?, Love?, etc. but are not readily decipherible. Phillips' poem: "live the poetry, merely understand verse necessity, merely connect, butterfly triumph, poetry - let me go on, poets define value." "sr" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1993

A Humument Third Revision Page 258 / Phillips, Tom., 1995

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Identifier: CC-04856-4952
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This page depicts a portion of a labyrinth and possibly refers to the situation that transpired to Prince Charles of England during the break-up of his marriage to Princess Diana. This is amplified by Phillips' poem: "puzzled by the experience, I'm king ding a thing, I'm king yesterday, I believe yesterday in, today you think not so, for today you are not so, not so, not so you seem not so." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1995

A Hundred Years of : LEX FLEX / Laxson, Ruth ; Freeman B., 2003

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Identifier: CC-41358-43341
Scope and Contents

Part 1 is subtitled "Innocence, Elegance, Riches & Rags" and traces historical events from 1903 (Wilbur and Orville Wright fly an airplane at Kitty Hawk) to the 50's. Part 2 is subtlitled "Wars, rights & ego-echo." Part III is "Cyber Self & the Ether/Other." Brad Freeman was responsible for the digital prepress and offset printing. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2003

A Life Cut Short by the Nazis Endures in a Painted 'Opera' / Glueck, Grace; Salomon C; Boltanski C., 2000

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Identifier: CC-34700-36403
Scope and Contents

This is a review of "Charlotte Salomon: Life Or Theater?" organized by the Royal Academy of Arts in London and on view at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2000

A Life in / Smith, Owen F.., 1994

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Identifier: CC-32946-34563
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The text of the scroll reads, "A life in hate Haiti fear Rwanda death Bosnia anger America prejudice." The words are printed in varied size typefaces. The background images depict human figures walking within an African landscape. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994