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artists' books; altered book; sonnets; Shakespeare, William (English poet and playwright, 1564-1616); Stacked & Altered exhibition, summer 2022


150 leaves. The texts of Shakespeare's 150 sonnets have been "stripped ... bare ... to make the space of the poems open, porous, possible ..."--Working note. The full text of Shakespeare is printed in light gray type, with the author's selected words printed in darker type. The title is derived in this manner from the word Sonnets. Library has a 2nd copy in Artists' Books: B458Ne. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition Stacked & Altered, summer 2022.

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[Brooklyn, N.Y.] : Ugly Duckling Presse, 2004.


©[Brooklyn, N.Y.] : Ugly Duckling Presse, 2004.

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texts of Shakespeare's 150 sonnets; alteration (process and technique); paper


15 cm




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