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Shaped poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 776 Collections and/or Records:

3 Vitre: Poesia Sonora Americana. No.3 / Ernest Robson ; Bliem Kern ; Beth Anderson ; Charles Amirkhanian., 1983

 Item
Identifier: CC-01187-1217
Scope and Contents

Produced by Enzo Minarelli and edited by Giovanni Fontana. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

4 Views of the Sea / Grumman, Bob., 1989

 Item
Identifier: CC-30671-32113
Scope and Contents

Each page contains a concrete poem related to the sea which is represented by repeatedly typed "the sea." The sky is the typed word "light" and the repeated letters of that word. The second and third poems contains the words "dolphin" and "whale" created with blank spaces on the typed background. The fourth poem consists of the letters LIGHF, Grumman's made-up word pronounced "life." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

[12 Poems] (240463-150663) / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1963

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Identifier: CC-08756-8930
Scope and Contents

This work consists of 12 concrete and conventional with handwritten corrections. The poem, POEME BLANc (140663) consists of the title with an empty space below it. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1963

0877 / Klivar, Miroslav., 1987

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Identifier: CC-32353-33920
Scope and Contents

This is a photograph of the black outlines of the four title numbers on a gold background that were made with cliche-verre. The numbers are arranged in the shape of a human figure. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

1945 / Sutherland, W. Mark., 1993

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Identifier: CC-02748-2791
Scope and Contents

This poem depicts the nuclear explosions in Japan in 1945. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1993

[8888] (190964) / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1964

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Identifier: CC-09834-10028
Scope and Contents

This depicts four bunches of grapes (?) formed by overtyping the inverted number "8" in blue. The poem has been removed frpm a page of Furnival's "Liber Amicorum 1964-1984," a book held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1964

A Basket of Chestnuts / Fortunatus, Venantius Honorius Clementianus ; Geoffrey Cook, translator ; Higgins D ; Mott M., 1981

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Identifier: CC-10839-11049
Scope and Contents

G. Cook's translations fron "The Miscellanea of Venantius Fortunatus" is introduced by Dick Higgins who describes Fortunatus as "perhaps the greatest master of Christian poetry." Included in the book are six examples of emblem or shaped poems from the sixth century. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

A Collection of Fine Prints: Letter Fountain / Depew, Wally., 1985

 Item
Identifier: CC-55064-998907
Scope and Contents

The suite of 28 prints/drawings are stored in one single folder. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1985