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MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982.
Title
Land of the free -- U.S.A. / Archibald MacLeish.
Imprint
[London] : Boriswood Limited, London, MCMXXXVIII [1938]
LOCATIONCLASSMARKLOAN TYPESTATUSLast Checked InMAP
 Special Collections Photo PS3525.A27L3  Rare Books IN LIBRARY(none)
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Descript[5], 93, [1] p., [88] leaves of plates : ill., ports., photographs ; 24 cm.
Note"Printed in the United States of America"--title page verso.
Text printed on verso of photographic plates throughout, with notes and table of plates at end.
All pages with text with blue rule at head, with page [5] at the beginning entitled "The Sound Track".
Includes photographs printed on rectos of numbered leaves 2-88 and on leaf facing numbered leaf 88 by Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein, Russell Lee, Walker Evans, Ben Shahn and other news agencies, reproduced in halftone.
Summary"Land of the free is the opposite of a book of poems illustrated by photographs. It is a book of photographs illustrated by a poem. The photographs, most of which were taken for the Resettlement Administration, existed before the poem was written. The book is the result of an attempt to give these photographs an accompaniment of words. In so far as the form of the book is unusual, it is a form imposed by the difficulties of that attempt. ... The poem was written in July and August, 1937, at Conway, Massachusetts."--Notes, p. 89.
Source of AcquisitionPurchase; July 2014.
ProvenanceFrom the Photographic Books Collection of the University of St Andrews.
SubjectUnited States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Poetry.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Pictorial works.
GenrePhotographically illustrated poems -- United States -- 20th century.
Photographically illustrated poems -- Great Britain -- 20th century.
Documentary photography -- United States -- 20th century.
Relief halftones (prints) -- United States -- 20th century.
Add AuthorLange, Dorothea, photographer.
Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985, photographer.
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986, photographer.
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975, photographer.
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969, photographer.
Boriswood (Firm), publisher.
University of St Andrews. Library. Photographic Books Collection.
Portion of TitleSound track
Place NameGreat Britain England London.
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