Concrete Poetry: A World View
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1971. Third printing. Softcover 4to in illustrated wrappers with pages printed in black and white, several plates in color, and one tipped in foldout. 312 pp.
A comprehensive and globally focused survey of concrete poetry, edited by Mary Ellen Solt, with contributions by Augusto and Haroldo de Campos, Edgard Braga, Pedro Xisto, Claus Bremer, Max Bense, 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 others. Includes an extensive introduction by Solt, manifestos and statements about concrete poetry by various artists, and short bios of each contributing artist.
Very good with trace amounts of rubbing and wear to covers, including a small closed tear at right side of front cover, and trace amounts of age toning to pages. Item #791
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