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Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 1873 Collections and/or Records:

All Gods Must Learn to Kill / Blazek, Douglas ; levy, d.a. ; Nuttall J ; Crumb R., 1968

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Identifier: CC-48061-69084
Scope and Contents

Cover and three cartoons by R. Crumb. Frontispiece drawing was done by Jeff Nuttall. Includes three photocollages by d.a. levy. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

All of Ted Joans and No More / Joans, Ted ; Lebel JJ., 1961

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Identifier: CC-49439-70484
Scope and Contents This is the 2nd printing of this book in September 1961; it was 1st printed in July 1961. Theodore "Ted" Joans (July 4, 1928 - April 25, 2003) was an American trumpeter, jazz poet and painter. Born on a riverboat in Cairo, Illinois, Joans earned a degree in fine arts from Indiana University. He later associated with writers of the Beat Generation in Greenwich Village and San Francisco. He was a contemporary and friend of Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. In the 1960s, Joans had a house in Timbuktu. He claimed to be a brother of Leroi Jones, despite the spelling difference, but this appears to be apocryphal. Joans' painting Bird Lives hangs in the De Young Museum in San Francisco. He was also the originator of the "Bird Lives" legend and graffiti in New York City after the death of Charlie Parker in March 1955. Joans invented the technique of outagraphy, in which the subject of a photograph is cut out of the image. Joans died in Vancouver, British Columbia due to complications of...
Dates: 1961

All the Whiskey in Heaven: Selected Poems / Bernstein, Charles., 2010

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Identifier: CC-51032-72112
Scope and Contents Craig Morton Teicher Amazon.com: Charles Bernstein is not just a theorist of poetry but of language itself. The ideas guiding his creative work might be summarized, albeit reductively, like this: Words are meaningless in themselves, and find significance only when we agree upon a definition. Bernstein's poetry tends to draw attention to the slipperiness of words, and to reload them with new, and sometimes better, meanings. All the Whiskey in Heaven, his first book from a major publisher and required reading for poetry enthusiasts, selects from the dozens of works the author has written over the past 35 years. Don't look here for intensely felt personal recollections or anything referencing particular biography. Instead, you'll find verbal collages in many different forms. One of the foundational figures of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E movement, Bernstein likes to borrow from various sources"”political discourse, personal correspondence, mental-health literature and advertising"”and see what...
Dates: 2010

Alliages de Cordes: Opus 1 / Bosseur, Jean-Yves; Melin, Claude., 1983

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Identifier: CC-31824-33342
Scope and Contents

In this portfolio, the highly stylistic calligraphic musical scores that were drawn freely and eloquently beyond the usual staff lines, originated from a large, single calligraphic drawing by Melin. The theoretical texts about the music on the facing pages were written by Bosseur. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

Alphabets, 1985

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Identifier: CC-28646-29946
Scope and Contents

This is a book of poems out of the Oulipou school of poetry that based their writings on mathematical formulae. Each poem, presented in a conventional way, one to a page, is reprinted without spaces, to form a grid of 11 letters to the line x 11 lines. Dado illustrated the book with neo-expressionistic human figures. A deluxe edition of this book released in also wappeared in 80 numbered copies plus 21 hors commerce copies accompanied by an original print by Dado (1933-2010). -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1985

Amercan Zen: A Gathering of Poets / McNeice, Ray, editor ; Smith, Larry, editor ; DiPrima D ; Waldman A ; Fitzpatrick G., 2004

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Identifier: CC-43825-45921
Scope and Contents

George Fitzpatrick designed the cover that depicts his characteristic style of gold calligraphic markings. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2004

America A History in Verse: Volume 2: 1940-1961 / Sanders, Edward., 2000

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Identifier: CC-36674-38488
Scope and Contents

Sanders has written a clear history of the United States from 1940 - 1961 in blank verse interposed with a slight amount of visual poetics.There are 300 copies of the hard cover edition and an unspecified number of soft cover copies. Of these 300 copies, 125 were numbered and signed by Sanders (current copy) and 26 copies in boards by Earle Gray were lettered and signed by Sanders (also held by the Sackner Archive). In these copies, images are printed on thr front and back covers. A dust jacket was not issued, -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2000

America A History in Verse: Volume 2: 1940-1961 / Sanders, Edward., 2000

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Identifier: CC-36675-38489
Scope and Contents

Sanders has written a clear history of the United States from 1940 - 1961 in blank verse interposed with a slight amount of visual poetics.There are 300 copies of the hard cover edition and an unspecified number of soft cover copies. Of these 300 copies, 125 were numbered and signed by Sanders (also held by Sackner Archive) and 26 copies in boards by Earle Gray were lettered and signed by Sanders (current copy). In these copies, images are printed on the front and back covers. A dust jacket was not issued, -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2000

America A History in Verse: Volume 2: 1940-1961 / Sanders, Edward., 2000

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Identifier: CC-36676-38490
Scope and Contents

Sanders has written a clear history of the United States from 1940 - 1961 in blank verse interposed with a slight amount of visual poetics.There are 300 copies of the hard cover edition and an unspecified number of soft cover copies. Of these 300 copies, 125 were numbered and signed by Sanders (also held by Sackner Archive) and 26 copies in boards by Earle Gray were lettered and signed by Sanders (current copy). In these copies, images are printed on the front and back covers. A dust jacket was not issued, -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2000

America A History in Verse Volume I 1900 - 1939 / Sanders, Edward., 2000

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Identifier: CC-34135-35819
Scope and Contents

Sanders has written a clear history of the United States from 1900 - 1939 in blank verse interposed with a slight amount of visual poetics.There are 300 copies of the hard cover edition and an unspecified number of soft cover copies. Of these 300 copies, 125 were numbered and signed by Sanders (current copy) and 26 copies in boards by Earle Gray were lettered and signed by Sanders (also held by Sackner Archive). -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2000

America A History in Verse Volume I 1900 - 1939 / Sanders, Edward., 2000

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Identifier: CC-34205-35892
Scope and Contents

Sanders has written a clear history of the United States from 1900 - 1939 in blank verse interposed with a slight amount of visual poetics.There are 300 copies of the hard cover edition and an unspecified number of soft cover copies. Of these 300 copies, 125 were numbered and signed by Sanders (also held by Sackner Archive) and 26 copies in boards by Earle Gray were lettered and signed by Sanders (current copy). The latter has the image of the dust jacket printed on its cover. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2000

America A History in Verse Volume I 1900 - 1939 / Sanders, Edward., 2000

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Identifier: CC-34310-36005
Scope and Contents

Sanders has written a clear history of the United States from 1900 - 1939 in blank verse interposed with a slight amount of visual poetics.There are 300 copies of the hard cover edition and an unspecified number of soft cover copies. Of these 300 copies, 125 were numbered and signed by Sanders (also held by Sackner Archive) and 26 copies in boards by Earle Gray were lettered and signed by Sanders (current copy). The latter has the image of the dust jacket printed on its cover. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2000

American Book Collector. No.2/Feb / Blake W., 1987

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Identifier: CC-24725-25178
Scope and Contents

Bernard McTigue describes Bookworks in London and its first illustrated catalog. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987