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Zines, Pamphlets, Artists' Publications, and Chapbooks: The World of Self-Publishing & Small Press

This zine provides history, context, and resources for students and faculty seeking to learn more about alternative publications as protest, as alternative culture, as art practice, and as community resource. Zine publishing and creation is more popular t

Books and Articles about Underground or Alt Press

Small Press

Small Press has become the accepted term for modestly financed book publishers that issue the sorts of titles that commercial publishers would not publish. . . . Thus, compared to commercial publishers, Small Presses have been particularly open to those who are generally excluded – political or sexual radicals, avant-garde writers, black writers, or religious writers, to name a few.

Log in with your Pace credentials to read the rest of this definition: "Small Press." In A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes, by Richard Kostelanetz. 3rd ed. Routledge, 2019.


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