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Concrete Poetry

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Identifier: MS28
Overview John Furnival (b. 1933), Ian Hamilton Finlay, Dom Sylvester Houédard, Henry Chopin and Tom Phillips expanded the genre of concrete poetry to pioneer the broader concept of visual poetry. This collection of concrete poetry includes correspondence and poems sent to John Furnival between 1963 and 1970 by Bob Cobbing, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Dom Sylvester Houédard, Aram Saroyan, Jiří Valoch, and Jonathan Williams and other concrete poets. The bulk of the collection consists of typopoems by Dom...

Ian Hamilton Finlay Correspondence

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Identifier: MS35
Abstract Poet Ian Hamilton Finlay was born in 1925 in Nassau, Bahamas, but relocated to Scotland with his family as a child. This collection contains letters between Ian Finaly or his wife Sue Finlay and literary friends John Furnival and Derek and Peggie Stanford.

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