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Stroke by stroke

Author: Henri Michaux; Richard Sieburth
Publisher: Brooklyn : Archipelago Books ; St. Paul, MN : Distributed by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Stroke by Stroke is a pairing of two of Henri Michaux's most suggestive texts, Par des traits (Stroke by Stroke, 1984) and Saisir (Grasp, 1979), written toward the end of his life. The author's idiogrammic ink drawings accompany his poetic explorations of animals, humans, and the origins of language. These texts work at the borders of word and image, interior and exterior, sacred and mundane. In a series of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Michaux; Richard Sieburth
ISBN: 0976395053 9780976395058
OCLC Number: 63472952
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 17 cm.
Other Titles: Saisir.
Responsibility: Henri Michaux ; translated from the French by Richard Sieburth.

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"Stroke by Stroke is a pairing of two of Henri Michaux's most suggestive texts, Par des traits (Stroke by Stroke, 1984) and Saisir (Grasp, 1979), written toward the end of his life. The author's idiogrammic ink drawings accompany his poetic explorations of animals, humans, and the origins of language. These texts work at the borders of word and image, interior and exterior, sacred and mundane. In a series of verbal/pictorial gestures at once explosive and contemplative, Michaux emerges at his most Zen."--Publisher's website.

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