Artists' Books Collection

El árbol parlante : poemas en prosa


Spanish translations of selections from 7 books of Lundkvist's poems, including Det talande trädet (The talking tree). Mimeographed reproductions of typescript, border designs, and drawings on individual leaves of coarse paper, stapled at left margin and glued to decorated paper wrappers. Collages on wrappers include mimeographed paper cutouts, burlap and other cloth, cord, seeds (some colored), other plant matter, and sawdust, as well as a tiny book containing many repetitions of the title of the present work and tied with a cord. Part of a collection of handmade books, most with cords for hanging (literatura de cordel), published by Ediciones Vigía under the auspices of the Cuban Ministry of Culture. Publication information from colophon. Consta de doscientos ejemplares numerados... Fueron usados para esta edición papeles reciclados de distintos colores, texturas y gramajes, así como recortería de papeles industriales, espigas y textiles, aserrín, cordeles rústicos y semillas. --Colophon. LC has copy no. 180. MSU has copy no. 94. MSU copy: gift of Jeanne Drewes (2000).


  • Lundkvist, Artur, 1906-1991
  • Trujillo, Yohan Enrique
  • Vazquez Díaz, René

Publication Date: 1998

Original Size: 85 p. [i.e. 44 leaves] : ill. ; 28 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 6, Tray 6B

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