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Documents about the reaction to Agrippa., 1992-2005, n.d.

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MS. Eng. c. 7981

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Comprises:
  1. (folder 1) Printout from the cyperpunk dictionary featuring entry on Agrippa.
  2. (folder 2) "Correspondence": Email correspondence between Alan Liu and Kevin Begos regarding urban myths/rumours surrounding Agrippa.
  3. (folder 3) "Articles": Articles about Agrippa, the artists involved, and related issues from publications such as Esquire, Art in America, New York Times, New Scientist, Business Week, Vanity Fair, Details, Omni, The Sunday Record, USA Today, Art and Auction Magazine, The New Yorker, Publishers Weekly, The Print Collector's Newsletter, Poets and Writers Magazine and The Sciences. Correspondence with publications regarding these articles.
  4. (folder 4) "Net Postings": Printouts from internet messageboards about Agrippa, particularly Gibson's poem. Includes 'Templar.txt' 'Introduction by Templar' introducing the 'hacked' version of the poem; printouts from the alt.cyberpunk messageboard about Agrippa and Gibson's works; and printouts of the responses to the announcement that the 'Echo' website will be transmitting the poem.
  5. (folder 5) "Transmission": Documents about the Agrippa transmission event. Includes letters to Apple Computers and The Kitchen Center, and from The Art Institute and Bookworks; a press release for the transmission of Agrippa at The Kitchen Center; and a weekly report about the transmission with technical specifications.
  6. (folder 6) "Exhibits": Documents about exhibitions which featured Agrippa. Includes a leaflet and invitations to the exhibition of Agrippa at the Center for Book Arts (NY) April 24-June 19, 1993; correspondence regarding the 'Future of the Book' project; a news release and correspondence for 'See Jane run; Short Sweet Gone; Transmissions' at FSU University Gallery (9/12/1992); a copy of 'Koob Stra' featuring an article on the Agrippa exhibition at the Center for Book Arts; a write-up of the event at Florida State University; a loan agreement for Agrippa at Florida State University; 'The Book and Beyond' pamphlet containing the text of the labels for a display at the V and A Museum in 1995; and correspondence from the Americas Society regarding a symposium featuring William Gibson and Agrippa.
  7. (folder 7) "Ms. Correspondence" Letters from Peter Schwenger and Debra Balkan requesting information about Agrippa.

Dates

  • 1992-2005, n.d.

Extent

1 box (7 folders)

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. c. 7981

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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