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Gregory Battcock papers, 1952-circa 1980

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Series 3: Writings and Notes , 1966-1980
2.4 Linear feet
Boxes 4-6

Battcock's writings include a handful of personal journal entries; drafts for articles and essays on travel, art, and gossip; manuscripts for published and unpublished works including "The Story of Film" and Breaking the Sound Barrier: A Critical Anthology of the New Music; his dissertation titled "Constructivism and Minimal Art: Some Critical, Theoretical and Aesthetic Correlations"; book proposals; and lectures presented at the American Theater Academy and the University of Hartford's Art Education Today Program. Battcock's other writings include limericks, restaurant reviews, notes, and a play titled "The Ticket Counter." Writings by others include material by Jorge Glusbert and Vivienne Thaul Wechter's "Distant and Hovering Journey."
This series is arranged by type and chronologically thereafter.
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Journal Entries , 1978-1980
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1
Articles and Essays
"Empire," Reprinted from Film Culture, No. 40, 1966
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2
"The Last Estate", circa 1968
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3
"Pier Paolo Calzolari" , 1972
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4
On Robert Stefanotty, circa 1975
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5
"Trans-Atlantic Crossing", 1976
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6
"A Singular Intensity, The Art of Jon Carsman" , 1977
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7
"What is Video Art?", 1977-1980
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8
On Queen Elizabeth 2 Ship , 1978
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9
"A Diamond is Forever" , 1979
4
10
"Lecturettes in Superettes" , 1979
4
11
On Anthony Blunt, Manuscripts and Research Material , 1979-1980
4
12
Miscellaneous , 1970s
4
13
Books
Dissertation, "Constructivism and Minimal Art: Some Critical, Theoretical and Aesthetic Correlations", 1978
4
14-18
"The Story of Film," Research and Drafts , 1970-1977
4
19-23
"The Story of Film," Proposal and Outline , 1970s
4
24-25
"The Story of Film," Chapters 1-9, 1970s
4
26-33
"The Story of Film," Chapter 11, 1970s
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1-2
"The Story of Film," Visuals, 1970s
5
3
"The Story of Film," Movie Serials, 1970s
5
4
Breaking the Sound Barrier: A Critical Anthology of the New Music, Galley Copy, 1970s
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5-6
Breaking the Sound Barrier: A Critical Anthology of the New Music, Correspondence and Research , circa 1970-1979
5
7-10
"Cruise Novel," Outline and Manuscript , circa 1970
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11
"The Last Estate: A Travel Diary," Proposal , 1972
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12
The Art of Performance: A Critical Anthology, Book Proposal; The Art of Performance, Palazzo Grassi, Venezia Exhibition , circa 1979
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13-15
"Murder on Fire Island," Fragments and Plot Summaries , circa 1980
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16
Lecture, "Sexism and the American Actor: The Gay Perspective" at American Theater Academy , 1973
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17
Lecture, Art Education Today Program at University of Hartford , 1975
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18
Limericks , circa 1972
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19
Play, "The Ticket Counter", circa 1973
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20
Restaurant Reviews , 1970s
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21
Miscellaneous , 1970-1980
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22-23
Notes, General , circa 1970s
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24
Notes, Idea Art, Contributors List , circa 1973
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25
Notes, Androgyny , 1975
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26
Notes, Travel , 1976-1980
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27-28
By Others, Various , circa 1970s
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29
By Others, Various , circa 1970s
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1
Unidentified , circa 1970s
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2-5

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