The human body is an elongated face.
(Green Integer Books 153, 2008)
Complete edition translated from the French of Malcolm de Chazal with an Introduction by Irving Weiss. Foreword by W.H. Auden.
Harvard Book Review
Infrapics: Xerolage 35
(Xexoxial Editions, 2005)
A collection of visual poems representing the relation of enclosed content and legend as in the emblem poem, single-panel cartoon, or news photograph.
(Runaway Spoon Press, 1997)
A collection of visual, conceptual, and word poems about numbers;
composed according to their numbered parts; or based on their uses
of number lore.
Visual Voices: The Poem As a Print Object
(Runaway Spoon Press, 1994)
A collection of traditional poems in the English language reworked
and transformed into objects set in page space.
Reflections on Childhood: A Quotations Dictionary
(ABC Clio, 1991)
Compiled and edited with Anne D. Weiss.
Thesaurus of Book Digests, 1950-1980
(Crown Publishers, 1981)
Edited by Hiram Haydn and Edmund Fuller. Augmented .and re-edited with Anne D. Weiss.
Revised and augmented edition of Plastic Sense under
the original French title.
American Authors and Books: 1640 to the Present Day
Edited by W.J. Burke and Will D. Howe. Third edition ugmented and re-edited with Anne D. Weiss.
(Herder and Herder, 1972)
Translated from the French of
Malcolm de Chazal's Sens-Plastique (Gallimard, 1948) by Irving
Weiss. Preface by W. H. Auden. Selection of aphorisms and pensées
on the sensual connections among all the elements of nature seen as
versions of the human face and body.
Anne D. Weiss
Our Own Kind: A Novel of Small-Town America During World War II
Personal experiences and social changes in a small historic northeastern town during World WarII.
Our Own Kind: A Novel of World War II in Small-Town America [Paperback]
Irving Weiss's writings include visual and word poems, fiction,
essays, translations, and reviews, published in anthologies and in
general and literary magazines in print and online. He has given
readings and presentations, joined in mail art sendings, and exhibited
mounted prints of his visual poems.
Various writings have appeared in the collections Visual Poetry in the Avant Writing Collection (The Rare Books and Manuscripts Library
Ohio State University Libraries, 2008); Big Birthday Book(:A Festschrift for Richard Kostelanetz’s 60th (or 65th) Year (Libros de Barba, 2005); Fragments/Fragmentos ( Heterogenesis, 2005); W.H. Auden: Nel Trentennale della Scomparsa (1973-2003) (Renzo e Rean Mazzone Editori, 2004);Writing on Water (MIT Press, 2001); A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes (Schirmer Books, 2000); The Epistolary Form and the Letter As Artifact (Pig Iron Press, 1991); A Bell Ringing in the Empty Sky (MHO and MHO Works, 1987); DC Magazines: A Literary Retrospective (Paycock Press, 1982); Poets on Photography (Dog Ear Press, 1981); A Critical (Ninth) Assembling (Assembling Press, 1980); McLuhan: Pro and Con (Funk and Wagnalls, 1968).
Selective Serial Publications and Other Presentations
Word for Word, Issue 17, Summer 2010
Everyday Genius 2010
Poem with Eroded Edges
World Within a World Poem
New York Times
What Do Women Want
Daniel Berger 2/8/09
Reader’s Comment #202
Getting Something Read: Short Poems
Introduction to the Prose Poem (Firewheel Editions, 2009)
Anthology Spidertangle (Xexoxial Editions, 2009)
Nature and Man Are a Given
Obscurity, My One-in-Three Piece-Together Fate
Tertulia Magazine Quarterly, April 2008
The Enigma of the Human Face
Otoliths 9, May 2008 Four Visual Poems
O mar, el mar, the sea, la mer, il mare Project
Chimera: I Am My Own Twin: Success! 2007
Irving Weiss, pp.64-67
Selections from Sens-Plastique
The Lyre, February 2007
Natural Bridge, Number 17‹Spring 2007
Selections from Sens-Plastique
"Corpus: From Head to Toe"
word for/word No. 12, Summer 2007
"i.e." and "Untitled"
Hot Metal Press, Autumn 2006 - "The Man in the' Crushed Derby"
Blog auxiliary September 2006 to Eratio Poetry Journal
on review of Visual Voices originally
in Meat Epoch #19, 1996, including "Some Notes After"
Enter "Irving Weiss" in Search Blog
Griddle Grin, Puddle Leaflet Series, #7 2006
"Poem with Vowel Music Strung Too Tight"
"Poem with Eroded Edges"
Word, Issue One, Peek Review 2006
Word for Word, Issue 10, 2006
Black Box, Summer Collisions 2006
Mail Art to and from Dan Waber and Irving Weiss, December 2006
Green Integer Review no.3 2006 Selected aphorisms from Sens-Plastique
30 Days Poems
Sleeping Fish, issue 0.875
Otoliths, Issue 3, 2006
Twelve Visual Voices as Concrete/Minimal Poems
Word for Word, Issue #8, Three Infrapics
Durban Segnini Gallery Visual Poetry Exhibit
A Tribute to Pablo Neruda, Fragments/Fragmentos video and print publication
Libreria Universitaria Italia
Tiziana Morosetti, W.H. Auden: Nel Trentennale della Scomparsa (1973-2003), 2004
Conversation with Thekla Clark and Irving Weiss recorded in Bagno a Ripoli Firenze (2003)
Tell Me the Truth About Love, BBC television film about W.H. Auden, Art Zone
Series, BBC2 March 26, 2000.
Barry Smylie Website
Mail Art Dictionary
Interviews in part with Irving and Anne D.
Ruth and Marvin Sackner Scroll down to "Browse" and enter the search words "Irving and Weiss"
Stream #2. 2003
Title Index to Specific Concrete Poems on the Internet
The Montserrat Review, Issue 7, 2003.“Excerpts.”
San Diego Poetry Guild
Spidertangle: The Book
Muse Apprentice Guild, 2002
MMP VISPO WERKE
ALibris selling Reflections and Thesaurus 2003
Poetic Inhalation (2003)
Xerography: The Triple Edition. November, 2003. Twelve bent
Mangrove Editions: International Review, Four North American
Visual Poets. October 2002. “Child of an Expanding Earth” and
Ohio State University Avant-Garde 2, 2002
Photograph of Irving Weiss, Ohio State University Avant Garde 2
Diana Levinson Fine Arts:Wordseen Group Exhibit of Visual
Poems. Miami, FL. March 7-29, 2002. “Thing.” “Vertical Reality
Sandwich,” “Drawing Poem.” “What’s Wrong with This Picture,”
“Origins,” Creation. . .by Water into Word.”
Montserrat Review, Number #6 , 2002. “Border Crossings.”
Project Hope. 1992. Animation and sound by Reiner Strasser.
Cauldron Vol. 3, Spring 2001.
Peace Island: Jeju International Mail Art Show.
Reiner Strasser Response to Scratchpad, 2000
RIO: A Journal of the Arts, #3, #4. #5, #6, #8 . 2000. Visual poems and selections from Sens-Plastique.
Drunken Boat, June 2000. Eight visual poems.
Van (formerly Mo’Gombu) #1, #5, # 20, #26, #30. 2000.
Difference Engine, 1999. “Neat Fuss,” “Sing Out,”
Lost and Found Times, 42. May, 1999. “Risk.”.
East of the Bay: A Chester River Anthology (Chester River Writers,
1999). “Name That Name.”
Visible Language, 33.2. 1999. “She was here a moment ago ” and
Rampike, 29th Anniversary Issue, Volume 10, Number 2, 1999.
“Seventeen Long Thin Metal Tubes.”
Neuberger Exhibit. 1998 Originals from Visual Voices in Sackner Archive.
Newspulse Archive. 1998
Estampilada de Artista/Artistamp International Exhibition. 1998
vi bienal internacional de poesia experimental
Signal: International Review for Signalist Research, Beograd,
# 19-20, “Eleven., “ #18, “About Signalism.,” #13-14, “Invasion,”
“The Real Thing,” “ Untitled.”
Synaesthetic, Double Issue, # 4 and 5. 1998. Cover art, “two,”
“Genesis,” “I have only one life to live.”
Kent County Arts Council, Chestertown, MD. 1998. Exhibit of
Ohio State University, Archive of Experimental Literature. 1998.
Visual Voices and Number Poems.
1997 and Earlier
SFF Net : Basement Full of Books
Score 13, Fall 1995. Review in Small Press Review of "From here to there."
KOJA, issue #1 . 1996. “The free hand will never. . . “ and “The Tangle of poems. . . .“
Transmog 23, 1997. “Imp of the Idling Mind.”
SUN Magazine Issue 146, 1988. “The Most Important Poem in the
World” followed by “The Least Important Poem in the World.”
Whole Earth Review #89. Spring 1996. Display ad for Visual
Voices, showing “Prayer Poem.”
Dictionary of the Avant Gardes. 2d edition (New York: A Capella
Press, 1993). See entries under Irving Weiss and Malcolm de
Caliban, 1995. “The cliffs of Eddie’s wrath.”
The New York Times Book Review, June 27, 1963. Controversial
letter from Irving Weiss, published in the wrong column, concerning
review, in a previous issue, by Michael A. Musmanno, of
Eichmann in Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt. Controversy continued
in opening “Talk of the Town” of The New Yorker, July 20, 1963.
XXXIX, No. 22.
The New Yorker, November 3, 1956, XXXII, No. 37, “Soiree.”
Malcolm de Chazal and Sens-Plastique
Montserrat Review, Issue #1 , 1998. Essay on and translations of
RIO: A Journal of the Arts, #3, #4. #5, #6, #8 . 2000. Visual poems
and selections from Sens-Plastique.
Duration : A Journal of International Writing. Issue One, July 1999.
Twentieth Century Poetry in Translation: French
Mauritian Literature: Malcolm de Chazal
Malcolm de Chazal: Selections from translation of Sens-Plastique
by Irving Weiss, accompanied by some of Chazal’s paintings
Malcolm de Chazal Bibliography
Le Mauricien, Week-End, June 6, 1999. “More English Translations
of de Chazal Planned.” Interview with Irving Weiss.
Outlet 3: Ornament. 1999. Selections on ornament from Sens-
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