Art on the Line

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ISBN 978-1-880684-77-1
Publication Date
May 2001
Page Count
380 pages
Trim Size
6 x 9

Art on the Line

Jack Hirschmann

Art on the Line is a collection of essays by writers and artists speaking about where their social commitment and their art intersect. These essays illuminate the aesthetics of "engaged literature," and include work by writers from the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa who believe art can move people to action.

About the Author

Jack Hirschman is an American poet and social activist who has written more than 50 volumes of poetry and essays. Among his many volumes of poetry are A Correspondence of Americans, Lyripol, The Bottom Line, and Endless Threshold. Born in New York City in 1933, he has lived in San Francisco since 1973. 


"...the ideas expressed throughout this essay certainly ring true in America today." 

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