• periodical
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 23 x 17.5 cm.
  • 110 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered


No. 1 (Spring 1976)

Michel Foucault, Richard Foreman, Noël Burch, Richard Howard, Rosalind Krauss, Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, John Johnson, Jean-Claude Lebnsztejn, Hollis Frampton



Inaugural issue of the periodical "October," published in the Spring of 1976. Edited by Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Rosalind Krauss, and Annette Michelson. Contents include: "'Ceci n'est pas une pipe,'" by Michel Foucault; "The Carrot and the Stick," by Richard Foreman; "To the Distant Observer: Towards a Theory of Japanese Film," by Noël Burch; "The Giant on Giant-Killing," by Richard Howard; "Video: The Aesthetics of Narcissism," by Rosalind Krauss; "Gravity's Rainbow and the Spiral Jetty," by Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe and John Johnston; "Star," by Jean-Claude Lebensztejn; and "Notes on Composing in Film," by Hollis Frampton.

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Condition:  Good. Significant yellowing and overall soiling of covers including 1.7 cm. of black soiling on verso. Light bumping of bottom left corner of verso. 12.5 cm. area of handwriting in red ink on inside of verso cover, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
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