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Press Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 1,537 works in 1,588 publications in 1 language and 42,400 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography‡vExhibition catalogs  Bibliography  Biography  Poetry  Artists' books  Sermons  Illustrated works 
Roles: Other
Classifications: N7433.3, 811.54
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Most widely held works by Press Collection (Library of Congress)
The century of artists' books by Johanna Drucker( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To their structure, form, and conceptualization. Topics include the discussion of the poetics of the book, the book as a metaphor, the conceptual space of the book, and books as narrative and non-narrative sequences. Each chapter uses these specific issues to examine the works of well-known book artists and publishers. The book provides a foundation for future work in the history and critical interpretation of artists' books, as well as offering a structure for teaching
A book of the book : some works & projections about the book & writing( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infanta by Erin Belieu( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of "urban-chic" poems. In Rondeau at the Train Stop, which is set in Boston, she writes: "It bothers me: the genital smell of the bay / drifting toward me on the T stop, the train / circling the city like a dingy, year-round / Christmas display. The Puritans were right, / sin's / everywhere in Massachusetts."
No longer innocent : book art in America, 1960-1980 by Betty Bright( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cutting edge of reading : artists' books by Rene Riese Hubert( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Brainard : a retrospective by Constance Lewallen( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figuring the word : essays on books, writing, and visual poetics by Johanna Drucker( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Collects diverse writings by Johanna Drucker previously published in literary or scholarly journals ... also includes an anecdotal checklist of Drucker's artist's books"--Back cover
Artists books : a critical survey of the literature by Stefan Klima( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcana : musicians on music( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delving into recent developments in avant-garde music, this anthology looks at the current generation of experimental players and composers
A secret location on the Lower East Side : adventures in writing, 1960-1980 : a sourcebook of information by Steven Clay( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an acclaimed 1998 exhibition at The New York Public Library, A Secret Location on the Lower East Side: Adventures in Writing, 1960-1980 offers a glimpse into that Mimeo Revolution, focusing on the small press publishing scene in San Francisco and in downtown New York City
A border comedy by Lyn Hejinian( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise poison : poems by David Rivard( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rembrandt and the Book of Tobit by Julius S Held( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tree of song by Federico Garca Lorca( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When will the book be done? : Granary's books by Steven Clay( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fair realism by Barbara Guest( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I remember by Joe Brainard( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le texte qui servit de modèle au "Je me souviens" de Perec constitue une croisière dans l'Amérique de Joe Brainard (mort en 1994) et une traversée dans la littérature de son pays
Deaths duell : a sermon delivered before King Charles I in the beginning of Lent 1630/1 by John Donne( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jolly beggars : a cantata by Robert Burns( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The century of artists' books
Alternative Names
Library of Congress. Press Collection

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A book of the book : some works & projections about the book & writingInfantaNo longer innocent : book art in America, 1960-1980The cutting edge of reading : artists' booksJoe Brainard : a retrospectiveFiguring the word : essays on books, writing, and visual poeticsArtists books : a critical survey of the literatureArcana : musicians on music