A book of the book: some works & projections about the book & writing

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Granary Books, 2000 - Art - 537 pages
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Continuing the exploration of ethnopoetics he began with 'Technicians of the Sacred' (1968), Jerome Rothenberg collaborates with Steven Clay in compiling this anthology examining the book within diverse cultural traditions. From cave paintings, hieroglyphics, and textile weavings to the new implications of advanced publishing techniques and cyberspace, acclaimed poets, scholars, and artists examine the ancient history and near future of the book. Also investigated are the writers and artists whose contributions have integrally furthered our conceptions of a book's possibilities. With more than sixty essays by a broad range of contributors as well as an extensive bibliography for further research and reading, this is a valuable source of information for readers, writers, artists, and booklovers of all persuasions.

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The current image of the book as threatened by invaders from cyberspace has stimulated a new interest in its role in the life of the mind. The book, as object, is a matter of consideration for artists ... Read full review

Contents

JEROME ROTHENBERG
3
STEVE McCAFFERYAND bpNICHOL
17
NOTATION AND THE ART OF READING
25
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