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Apr 28, 2013, 2PM

Excursus IV: The Chapbook


Chapbook Poster

Chapbook Poster

Where did chapbooks come from and where are they going? Matvei Yankelevich sketched the chapbook’s trajectory from populist pamphlet in the early days of print and its role in the spread of literacy and printing, to today’s varieties of design, production, and small-press economies, leading to a discussion of the effect of chapbook contests, festivals, and other types of institutionalization on this ephemeral, efficient, and sometimes excessive book form.

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Excursus (2011–13)