M: Writings ’67–’72

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Wesleyan University Press, Oct 20, 2010 - Music - 233 pages
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Mainly mesostics inspired by music, mushrooms, Marcel Duchamp, Merce Cunningham, Marshall McCluhan, etc. and includes "Mureau"-composed from the writings of Henry David Thoreau.
 

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How to Improve the World You Will Only Make Matters Worse Continued 1968 Revised
3
62 Mesostics re Merce Cunningham
4
36 Mesostics Re and Not Re Marcel Duchamp
26
Mureau
35
How to Improve the World You Will Only Make Matters Worse Continued 1969
57
Song
86
Six Mesostics Present On the windshield of a new Fiat for James K and Carolyn Brown In Memoriam SW July 13 1972 For AC on his 70th birthday ...
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How to Improve the World You Will Only Make Matters Worse Continued 197071
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Mushroom Book
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25 Mesostics Re and Not Re Mark Tobey
186
How to Improve the World You Will Only Make Matters Worse Continued 197172
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JOHN CAGE was born in Los Angeles in 1912. At the age of 37 he received an award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters for having extended the boundaries of music. At 70, he was named the Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters and decorated by the French Minister of Culture. He lectures in America and abroad, continues to hunt wild mushrooms, and has a collection of more than 200 houseplants.

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