Street of booksellers

Photo of artist book Street of Booksellers by Francis Jetter

Title

Street of booksellers

Subject

Political Science

Description

"In Street of Booksellers the voices of long-dead poets continue to speak to us, from the 'heads, tails, spines and bodies' of books burned, broken, bulldozed and buried on Al-Mutanabbi Street, and other streets beloved of writers and readers."
Edition of 25 Accordion extending from the back pastedown. Linocuts. Carved wood covers
Summary This collection supports and promotes awareness to the important mission and framework of the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Coalition's focus on the lasting power of the written word and the arts in support of the free expression of ideas, the preservation of shared cultural spaces, and the importance of responding to attacks, both overt and subtle, on artists, writers, and academics working under oppressive regimes or in zones of conflict, despite the destruction of that literary/cultural content

Creator

Jetter, Frances

Publisher

[New York] : F. Jetter

Date

2012

Language

English

Location and Call Number

DEN Spec Coll N7433.4.J488 S774 2012

Collection

Citation

Jetter, Frances, “Street of booksellers ,” Digital Exhibits | Denison University Archives & Special Collections, accessed March 25, 2019, http://exhibits.denisonarchives.org/items/show/1420.