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Works: 1,698 works in 1,764 publications in 1 language and 47,424 library holdings
Genres: History  Artists' books  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Bibliography‡vExhibition catalogs  Biography  Bibliographies  Poetry  Illustrated works  Bibliography 
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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 890 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 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infanta by Erin Belieu( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 396 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 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rooted : seven Midwest writers of place by David R Pichaske( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paying close attention to text, landscape, and biography, this book examines the relationship between place and art. It focusses on seven midwestern authors who came of age toward the close of the twentieth century, their lives, and their work grounded in distinct places
Figuring the word : essays on books, writing, and visual poetics by Johanna Drucker( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 337 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
Joe Brainard : a retrospective by Constance Lewallen( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first museum retrospective exhibition of Joe Brainard (1942 - 1994), was on view in Gallery 2, presented a wide selection from Brainard's prolific lifework, including approximately 150 collages, assemblages, paintings, drawings, and book covers. Brainard's art is characterized by humor and exuberant color, and by eclectic combinations of media and subject matter. Joe Brainard: A Retrospective reveals Brainard's creative genius and aims to raise the profile of this under-appreciated but nonetheless intriguing and important late-twentieth-century American artist."--Rod Macneil, Contributing Editor
Artists books : a critical survey of the literature by Stefan Klima( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Artists Books: A Critical Survey of the Literature is the first and only published guide to writings on artists books. It contains five lucid essays and a carefully researched, thorough bibliography. An important reference tool for anyone interested in artists books."--Jacket
Sources by Adrienne Rich( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcana : musicians on music( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 307 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 303 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 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise poison : poems by David Rivard( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 270 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 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tree of song by Federico García Lorca( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 235 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 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For over a decade, Granary Books has brought together bookmakers, writers and artists to explore visual/verbal relations and the spirit of independent publishing. With a foreword by Charles Bernstein and an introduction by publisher Steven Clay, When will the book be done? features complete lists and descriptions of nearly 100 artists' books, writer/artist collaborations and books of theory pertaining to books, writing and publishing. Each title is annotated with quotes from the artists and writers, critical notes, bibliographic information and full color illustrations."--BOOK JACKET
I remember by Joe Brainard( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Brainard's I Remember is a literary and artistic cult classic, praised and admired by writers from Paul Auster to John Ashery and Edmund White. As autobiography, Brainard's method was brilliantly simple: to set down specific memories as they rose to the surface of his consciousness, each prefaced by the refrain "I remember": "I remember when I thought that if you did anything bad, policemen would put you in jail." Brainard's enduring gem of a book has been issued in various forms over the past thirty years ..."--Publisher description
Fair realism by Barbara Guest( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The century of artists' books
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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' booksRooted : seven Midwest writers of placeFiguring the word : essays on books, writing, and visual poeticsJoe Brainard : a retrospectiveArtists books : a critical survey of the literature
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