Concrete Poetry: A World View; Edited by Mary Ellen Solt
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Indiana University Press, Bloomington. (1970). Limited Edition. Softcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Very light soiling to cover and creases on bottom corners and along the spine. Still has original inserts. Pages are in excellent condition. An exceptional copy. 312 pp.
A comprehensive collection of 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, 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, John Furnival, Robert Lax, and Emmett Williams among others.
Includes an engaging introduction by Solt, manifestos, and statements about concrete poetry by various artists, and short bios of each contributing artist.