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The Resource From A to Z : our an (collective specifics) an im partial bibliography : incidents in a non-relationship, or, how I came to not know who is : the politics of language

From A to Z : our an (collective specifics) an im partial bibliography : incidents in a non-relationship, or, how I came to not know who is : the politics of language

Label
From A to Z : our an (collective specifics) an im partial bibliography : incidents in a non-relationship, or, how I came to not know who is : the politics of language
Title
From A to Z
Title remainder
our an (collective specifics) an im partial bibliography : incidents in a non-relationship, or, how I came to not know who is : the politics of language
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
6
Citation source
Drucker, J. Druckworks 1972-2012
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.R68
LC item number
F7 1977
Literary form
non fiction
Label
From A to Z : our an (collective specifics) an im partial bibliography : incidents in a non-relationship, or, how I came to not know who is : the politics of language
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The premise of this book was to take the type in 48 drawers of type, make a text that made sense, and use all of the elements in the fonts once and only once. The book was to be a pseudo-bibliography, and an expose of the peculiar character and activities of all the people I had met during the time I worked as a staff typesetter at the West Coast Print Center. The project succeeded, and all of the type was used (with the exception of a few numbers and some punctuation). Composing the work was akin to doing an elaborate scrabble game. Every letter in the book corresponds to a character. Each letter of the alphabet is consistently used. Each character has a page with a poem and commentary, and a strange colophon on the verso made up of the sorts. Throughout the book a narrative recounts character A's versions of the events that unfold in the "non-relationship" she is having with a certain Z on whom she has a crush. The marginal notes are all specific references to imagined conversations, excerpts from letters, diaries, reviews, and all are numbered. The specific circumstances of their production are explained in the footnotes at the end of the book, pages set in an insane, manic night in which all the sorts in the cases were used up in the setting of these crazed, paragon-dense, cryptic but legible passages. Every element in the book relates to every other element, and the whole is a tightly woven, hermetically perfect set of interlocking references...."--Artist's statement from her site Artists' Books Online
  • "The politics of language" appears in upper and lower margins of title page
  • The author's name appears on page [65], in upper and lower margins
  • Limited edition of 100 copies
  • Letterpress printed on brown kraft paper; black plastic comb bound
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
66 unnumbered pages
Lccn
86125866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is number 27 of a limited edition of 100 copies. Inscribed by the author to "Andrew" on verso of title page, dated May 1980. In manila pamphlet binding. Purchase, Jesse Rossa, Triolet Rare Books, 2015.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15696790
  • ucoclc15696790
Label
From A to Z : our an (collective specifics) an im partial bibliography : incidents in a non-relationship, or, how I came to not know who is : the politics of language
Publication
Note
  • "The premise of this book was to take the type in 48 drawers of type, make a text that made sense, and use all of the elements in the fonts once and only once. The book was to be a pseudo-bibliography, and an expose of the peculiar character and activities of all the people I had met during the time I worked as a staff typesetter at the West Coast Print Center. The project succeeded, and all of the type was used (with the exception of a few numbers and some punctuation). Composing the work was akin to doing an elaborate scrabble game. Every letter in the book corresponds to a character. Each letter of the alphabet is consistently used. Each character has a page with a poem and commentary, and a strange colophon on the verso made up of the sorts. Throughout the book a narrative recounts character A's versions of the events that unfold in the "non-relationship" she is having with a certain Z on whom she has a crush. The marginal notes are all specific references to imagined conversations, excerpts from letters, diaries, reviews, and all are numbered. The specific circumstances of their production are explained in the footnotes at the end of the book, pages set in an insane, manic night in which all the sorts in the cases were used up in the setting of these crazed, paragon-dense, cryptic but legible passages. Every element in the book relates to every other element, and the whole is a tightly woven, hermetically perfect set of interlocking references...."--Artist's statement from her site Artists' Books Online
  • "The politics of language" appears in upper and lower margins of title page
  • The author's name appears on page [65], in upper and lower margins
  • Limited edition of 100 copies
  • Letterpress printed on brown kraft paper; black plastic comb bound
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
66 unnumbered pages
Lccn
86125866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is number 27 of a limited edition of 100 copies. Inscribed by the author to "Andrew" on verso of title page, dated May 1980. In manila pamphlet binding. Purchase, Jesse Rossa, Triolet Rare Books, 2015.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15696790
  • ucoclc15696790

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