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Conventional non-fiction

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 1873 Collections and/or Records:

An Alteration in the Way I Breathe / Finch, Peter., 1970

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Identifier: CC-11337-11553
Scope and Contents

The poem in the book with the same title has to do with the emotion one might feel after descending from the barrenness of a mountain to encounter the flowers and green appearance of a valley. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

An Astonished Eye Looks out of the Air / Patchen, Kenneth., 1945

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Identifier: CC-04289-4369
Scope and Contents

Each page is set up so that the poetry overlays the title, printed vertically as large block, white letters. This is the second printing of the first edition. Only about 30 copies of the first printing survived. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1945

An Oracle for Delfu / Rothenberg, Jerome ; Agrafiotis D., 1995

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Identifier: CC-50570-71642
Scope and Contents

The calligraphic-like drawings in this book were done by Demosthenes Agrafiotis. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1995

Ancestors / Brathwaite, Kamau., 2001

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Identifier: CC-47814-68834
Scope and Contents From Publishers Weekly: A number of august poet and scholar Brathwaite's recent books of poetry contain substantial revisions of earlier works; this 20th collection is the latest and most compelling of them, collecting in one volume a trilogy--Mother Poem, Sun Poem and X/Self--first published by Oxford University Press between 1977 and 1987. Mother Poem depicts familial and social life in Barbados, while Sun Poem focuses on a father and the growth of a young son, and X/Self posits its mature subject within a larger history that reaches at least as far back to the time when "Rome burns/ & our slavery begins." Ancestors recasts all three books by stressing as strongly as possible the spoken aspects of the text (thereby allowing regional and local dialects to threaten the homogenizing tendencies of "proper" English), cladding them in jagged breaks, computerized glyphs, "Sycorax video style" type, extended puns and unorthodox spellings: "cause no bright/ man cyaaan be// faddah to...
Dates: 2001

Andere Augen / Jandl, Ernst., 1956

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Identifier: CC-34650-36351
Scope and Contents

This is Jandl's first book. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1956

Angel Dancing / Butler, Bill., 1982

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Identifier: CC-21044-21453
Scope and Contents

Introduction by Eric Mottram. Bill Butler is an American living in London. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

Anlaesse: Kommentierte Poesie 1949 Bis 1969 / Bremer, Claus., 1970

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Identifier: CC-23513-23958
Scope and Contents

The Sackner Archive holds the calligraphic drawing for the printed format poem on page 31 entitled "regelmassig." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

Ano Nuevo Del Dos Mil / Deisler, Guillermo ; Weinstein, Luis., 1970

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Identifier: CC-61933-10004402
Scope and Contents

The cover and five illustrations throughout this book were mde by Deisler. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970