CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW
CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW

CONCRETE POETRY A WORLD VIEW

Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1970. Softcover 4to in illustrated wrappers with pages printed in black and white, several plates in color, and one tipped in foldout. 312 pp. To which is added an 8 x 8" three-panel pamphlet printed in black on recto and verso.

A comprehensive global survey of concrete poetry edited by the inimitable Mary Ellen Solt. With contributions by Edgardo Antonio Vigo, Augusto and Haroldo de Campos, Edgard Braga, Décio Pignatari, Pedro Xisto, Claus Bremer, Max Bense, Paul de Vree, Hansjörg Mayer, Franz Mon, Ferdinand Kriwet, Ernst Jandl, Diter Rot (Dieter Roth), Ladislav Novák, Öyvind Fahlström, Pierre and Ilse Garnier, Henri Chopin, Julien Blaine, Jean-François Bory, Arrigo Lora-Totino, Adriano Spatola, E. M. de Melo e Castro, Salette Tavares, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Dom Sylvester Houédard (dsh), John Furnival, Robert Lax, and Emmett Williams among several others. Includes an expansive introduction by Mary Ellen Solt, manifestos and statements about concrete poetry by various artists, and short biographies of each contributing artist.

Also includes a laid in program of the exhibition held at Indiana University in February 1970 titled ‘expose: concrete poetry.’ Cover panel illustrated with a concrete poem by Aram Saroyan, and inside panels with an essay on the topic of concrete poetry, a list of contributors organized by country, the exhibition calendar with talk, lectures, and performances, and exhibition credits.

Trace amounts of rubbing and wear to covers, including a small black ink mark at left front cover margin, three faint stains at right front cover margin, scattered foxing at top of text block and fore edge, trace amounts of age toning to pages, and a small erasure abrasion at upper right corner of front end paper. Very good. Program with trace amounts of age toning and a faint vertical fold line at middle. Very good. Item #1058

Price: $175.00