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Re: The Philosophy of Bookbinding



a book might be purely visual
but images might also be said to convey information
yet the word 'information' seems so neutral (empty?) even cold
for me, a book brings forth a vision, a dream, insights,
a feeling, a wish,    a question?

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> From: Laura Boston <bostonlj@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: The Philosophy of Bookbinding
> Date: Monday, September 28, 1998 7:19 PM
>
> An interesting thought, from a psychological point of view, is that blank
=
> books allow us to project our thoughts, fantasies, and emotions onto =
> them...even without writing.  Sometimes just the cover or possibilities =
> that exist for filling such a book are information, at least for the =
> individual involved. :) =20
>
> >>> Lilias <dherlihy@xxxxxxxx> 09/28 4:18 PM >>>
> Dear Wes White:
>
> Just to prolong the discussion.....I feel that a book MUST ( in capital
>
> letters ) contain information of some sort.  However we do have "blank" =
> books,
>
> dont we .......
>
> Lilias


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