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Writings '67-'72

John Cage

Publication Year: 2010

Mainly mesostics inspired by music, mushrooms, Marcel Duchamp, Merce Cunningham, Marshall McCluhan, etc. and includes "Mureau"-composed from the writings of Henry David Thoreau.

Published by: Wesleyan University Press

Contents

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pp. vii-

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Foreword

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pp. ix-xvi

The title of this book was obtained by subjecting the twenty-six letters of the alphabet to an I Ching chance operation. As I see it, any other letter would have served as well, though M is, to be sure, the first letter of many words and names that have concerned me for many years (music, mushrooms, Marcel Duchamp, M. C. Richards, ...

Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) Continued 1968 (Revised)

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pp. 3-

62 Mesostics re Merce Cunningham

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pp. 4-25

36 Mesostics Re and Not Re Marcel Duchamp

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pp. 26-34

Mureau

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pp. 35-56

Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) Continued 1969

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pp. 57-85

Song

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pp. 86-93

Six Mesostics (Present; On the windshield of a new Fiat for James K. and Carolyn Brown; In Memoriam S.W.; July 13, 1972; For A.C. on his 70th birthday; Ten years before sixty-seven)

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pp. 94-95

Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) Continued 1970–71

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pp. 96-116

Mushroom Book

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pp. 117-185

25 Mesostics Re and Not Re Mark Tobey

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pp. 186-194

Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) Continued 1971–72

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pp. 195-217


E-ISBN-13: 9780819570611
Print-ISBN-13: 9780819560353

Page Count: 233
Publication Year: 2010