Terry Ellis Memorial Library

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We are so thankful to have received this great collection of books, CDs and DVDs. It was donated by Jean Hanson, widow of the late British artist and filmmaker Terry Ellis. Terry, who passed away in 2016, amassed a great library that included texts by John Cage, John Berger, Stan Brakhage and David Toop, among many other filmmakers, sound artists and social theorists. The full catalogue can be seen below. If you would like to view or reference any of these items, please contact us to book an appointment.

Books on Sound:

Audio Culture: Readings In Modern Music, edited by Christoph Cox & Daniel Warner, London: Continuum, 2004; ISBN: 0-8264-1615-2. 454 pp., paperback.

Blocks of Consciousness and the Unbroken Continuum, edited by Brian Marley & Mark Wastell, London: Sound 323, 2005; ISBN: 978-0-9551541-0-2. 335 pp., hardback.

Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation, by Ben Watson, London: Verso, 2004; ISBN: 1-84467-003-1. 445 pp. exc. index and illustrations, hardback.

The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, by Alex Ross, New York: Picador, 2008 ed.; ISBN: 978-0-312-42771-9. 684 pp., paperback. 

By John Cage:

I-VI: The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1988-89, by John Cage, Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1997 ed.; ISBN: 0-8195-6313-7. 452 pp., paperback, inc. audio CD John Cage: Mesostic IV.

Composition in Retrospect, by John Cage, Cambridge, MA: Exact Change, 1993; ISBN: 978-1-878972-11-1. 171 pp., paperback.

Empty Words: Writings ’73-’78, by John Cage, London: Marion Boyars, 1980; ISBN: 0-7145-2716-5. 187 pp., paperback.

For the Birds: John Cage in Conversation with Daniel Charles, London: Marion Boyars, 1981; ISBN: 0-7145-2690-8. 239 pp., paperback.

M: Writings ’67-’72, by John Cage, Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1973 ed.; ISBN: 0-8195-4058-7. 217 pp., hardback.

Musicage: Cage Muses on Words, Art, Music, edited by Joan Retallack, Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1996; ISBN: 0-8195-5285-2. 360 pp., paperback.

Silence: Lectures and Writings, by John Cage, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1967 ed.; ISBN: none provided. 276 pp., paperback.

X: Writings ’79-’82, by John Cage, London: Marion Boyars, 1987; ISBN: 0-7145-2819-6. 187 pp., paperback.

On John Cage:

American Pioneers: Ives to Cage and Beyond, by Alan Rich, London: Phaidon, 1995; ISBN: 0-7148-3173-5. 240 pp., paperback.

Begin Again: A Biography of John Cage, by Kenneth Silverman, New York: Knopf, 2010; ISBN: 978-1-4000-4437-5. 483 pp., hardback.

The Cambridge Companion to John Cage, edited by David Nicholls, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002; ISBN: 0-521-78968-0. 287 pp., paperback.

Chance and Circumstance: Twenty Years with Cage and Cunningham, by Caroline Brown, New York: Knopf, 2007; ISBN: 978-0-394-40191-1. 642 pp., hardback.

Dancing Around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp, edited by Carlos Basualdo & Erica F. Battle, Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2012; ISBN: 978-0-87633-242-9. 432 pp., hardback w/ cardboard slipcase.

Every Day is a Good Day: The Visual Art of John Cage, introduction by Roger Malbert, London: Hayward Publishing, 2010; ISBN: 978-1-85332-283-9. 160 pp. paperback.

John Cage, by Rob Haskins, London: Reaktion Books, 2012; ISBN: 978-1-86189-905-7. 180 pp., paperback.

John Cage, edited by Richard Kostelanetz, London: Allen Lane/Penguin, 1974 ed.; ISBN: 0-7139-0762-2. 237 pp., paperback.

No Such Thing As Silence: John Cage’s 4’33”, by Kyle Gann, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010; ISBN: 978-0-300-17129-7. 255 pp., paperback.

October Files: John Cage, edited by Julia Robinson, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2011; ISBN: 978-0-262-51630-3. 221 pp., paperback.

The Roaring Silence – John Cage: A Life, by David Revill, London: Bloomsbury, 1992; ISBN: 0-7475-1215-9. 375 pp., hardback.

Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism and the Inner Life of Artists, by Kay Larson, New York: The Penguin Press, 2012; ISBN: 978-1-59420-340-4. 475 pp., hardback.

Writing Through John Cage’s Music, Poetry + Art, edited by David W. Bernstein & Christopher Hatch, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001; ISBN: 0-226-04408-4. 310 pp., paperback.

By David Toop:

Exotica: Fabricated Soundscapes in a Real World, by David Toop, London: Serpent’s Tail, 1999; ISBN: 1-85242-595-4. 267 pp., exc. index, paperback.

Haunted Weather: Music, Silence and Memory, by David Toop, London: Serpent’s Tail, 2004; ISBN: 1-85242-812-0. 279 pp., paperback.

Into the Maelstrom: Music, Improvisation and the Dream of Freedom – Before 1970, by David Toop, London: Bloomsbury, 2016; ISBN: 978-1-6289-2769-6. 330 pp., paperback.

Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds, by David Toop, London: Serpent’s Tail, 1995; ISBN: 1-85242-743-4. 306 pp., paperback.

Sinister Resonance: The Mediumship of the Listener, by David Toop, New York: Continuum, 2010; ISBN: 978-1-4411-4972-5. 256 pp., hardback.

Art, Photography and Social Theory:

The Bride and the Bachelors: Marcel Duchamp, John Cage, Jean Tinguely, Robert Rauschenberg, Merce Cunningham, Jasper Johns, by Calvin Tomkins, New York: Gagosian, 1965; 2013 Revised Ed.; ISBN: 978-1-935263-75-3. 484 pp., hardback.

Extreme Europe, by Stephen Barber, London: Reaktion Books, 2001; ISBN: 1-86189-091-5. 128 pp., paperback.

Ilya Kabakov: The Man Who Flew into Space from His Apartment, by Boris Groys, London: Afterall Books, 2006; ISBN: 1-84638-004-9. 43 pp. exc. illustrations, paperback.

On Photography, by Susan Sontag, London: Allen Lane, 1973; 1978 ed.; ISBN: 0-7139-1128-X. 207 pp., hardback.

The Politics of Aesthetics, by Jacques Ranciere, New York: Continuum, 2000; 2006 ed.; ISBN: 0-8264-8954-0. 116 pp., paperback.

Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics, by Rebecca Solnit, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2007; ISBN: 978-0-520-25656-9. 415 pp., paperback.

By John Berger:

About Looking, by John Berger, London: Writers and Readers, 1980; ISBN: 0-906495-30-X. 198 pp., paperback.

And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos, by John Berger, London: Bloomsbury, 1984; 2005 ed.; ISBN: 0-7475-7691-2. 101 pp., paperback.

Here is Where We Meet, by John Berger, London: Bloomsbury, 2005; ISBN: 0-7475-7317-4. 237 pp., hardback.

Hold Everything Dear: Dispatches on Survival and Resistance, by John Berger, London: Verso, 2007; ISBN: 978-1-84467-138-0. 142 pp., hardback.

The Shape of a Pocket, by John Berger, London: Bloomsbury, 2002 ed.; ISBN:0-7475-5810-8. 264 pp., paperback.

To the Wedding, by John Berger, London: Bloomsbury, 1996 ed.; ISBN: 0-7475-2574-9. 201 pp., paperback.

Understanding a Photograph, by John Berger; edited by Geoff Dyer, London: Penguin, 1967; 2013 ed.; ISBN: 978-0-141-39202-8. 215 pp., paperback.

Books on Cinema:

Everything is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard, by Richard Brody, New York: Metropolitan Books, 2008; ISBN: 978-0-8050-6886-3. 675 pp. exc. index, hardback.

Film at Wit’s End: Essays on American Independent Filmmakers, by Stan Brakhage, Edinburgh: Polygon, 1989; ISBN: 0-7486-6079-8. 183 pp., paperback.

Film Biographies, by Stan Brakhage, Berkeley, CA: Turtle Island, 1977; ISBN: 0-913666-17-3. 295 pp., paperback.

Stan Brakhage: Filmmaker, edited by David E. James, Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2005; ISBN: 1-59213-272-3. 240 pp., paperback.

Essential Brakhage: Selected Writings on Filmmaking by Stan Brakhage, edited by Bruce R. McPherson, New York: Documentext, 2001; ISBN: 0-929701-64-X. 232 pp., paperback.

The Parade’s Gone By…, by Kevin Brownlow, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1968; ISBN:0-520-03068-0. 577 pp., exc. index, paperback.

David Lean: A Biography, by Kevin Brownlow, London: Faber & Faber, 1996; ISBN: 0-571-19168-1. 809 pp., paperback.

Grafilm: An Approach to a New Medium, by J. Bryne-Daniel, London: Studio Vista, 1970; ISBN: 289-79750-0. 95 pp., paperback.

Theory of Film Practice, by Noel Burch, London: Secker & Warburg, 1969; ISBN: 436-09705-2. 172 pp., paperback.

The Remembered Film, by Victor Burgin, London: Reaktion Books, 2004; ISBN:1-86189-215-2. 128 pp., paperback.

A History of Artists’ Film and Video in Britain, by David Curtis, London, BFI Publishing, 2007; ISBN: 1-84457-096-7. 312 pp., paperback.

Film Is: The International Free Cinema, by Stephen Dwoskin, London: Peter Owen, 1975; ISBN: 0-7206-9201-6. 268 pp., hardback.

On the Camera Arts and Consecutive Matters: The Writings of Hollis Frampton, edited Bruce Jenkins, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2009; ISBN: 978-0-262-06276-3. 331 pp., hardback.

Hollis Frampton (Nostalgia), by Rachel Moore, London: Afterall Books, 2006; ISBN: 1-84638-001-4. 88 pp., paperback.

Godard on Godard, translation and commentary by Tom Milne, London: Secker & Warburg, 1968; ISBN: 436-28071-X. 292 pp., paperback.

Cinema: The Archeology of Film and the Memory of a Century, by Jean-Luc Godard & Youssef IshaghpourOxford: Berg, 2005; ISBN: 978-184520-1975. 143 pp., paperback.

The Moment of Psycho: How Alfred Hitchcock Taught America to Love Murder, by David Thomson, New York: Basic Books, 2009; ISBN: 978-0-465-00339-6. 183 pp., hardback.

The Hitchcock Murders, by Peter Conrad, London: Faber & Faber, 2000; ISBN: 0-571-21060-0. 362 pp., paperback.

Hitchcock, by Francois Truffaut, London: Panther Books, 1968; ISBN: None given. 423 pp., paperback.

La Jetee: Cine-Roman, by Chris Marker, New York: Zone Books, 1992; ISBN: 978-0-942299-66-3.

Chris Marker: La Jetee, by Janet Harbord, London, Afterall Books, 2009; ISBN: 978-1-84638-048-8. 110 pp., paperback.

Contemporary Film Directors: Chris Marker, by Nora M. Alter, Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2006; ISBN: 978-0-252-03073-4. 205 pp., paperback.

Movie Journal: The Rise of a New American Cinema, 1959-1971, by Jonas Mekas, New York: Collier Books, 1959; ISBN: None given. 434 pp., paperback.

Michael Snow: Wavelength, by Elizabeth Legge, London: Afterall Books, 2009; ISBN: 978-1-84638-056-3. 93 pp., paperback.

Experimental Cinema in the Digital Age, by Malcolm Le Grice, London: BFI Publishing, 2001; ISBN: 0-85170-872-2. 330 pp., paperback.

Dianying: Electric Shadows – An Account of Films and the Film Audience in China, by Jay Leyda, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1972; ISBN: 0-262-12046-1. 533 pp., paperback.

Kino: A History of the Russian and Soviet Film – A Study of the Development of Russian Cinema, from 1896 to the present, by Jay Leyda, London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1960, 1973 ed.; ISBN: 0-04-791027-5. 501 pp., paperback.

Lynch On Lynch: Revised Edition, by Chris Rodley, London: Faber & Faber, 1997; ISBN: 0-571-22018-5. 322 pp., paperback.

Screen Writings: Scripts and Texts by Independent Filmmakers, edited by Scott MacDonald, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995; ISBN: 0-520-08024-6. 339 pp., paperback.

Canyon Cinema: The Life and Times of an Independent Film Distributor, by Scott MacDonald, Berkeley, University of California Press, 2008; ISBN: 978-0-520-25086-4. 461 pp., paperback.

Death 24x a Second: Stillness and the Moving Image, by Laura Mulvey, London, Reaktion Books, 2006; ISBN: 1-86189-263-2. 216 pp., paperback.

O.K. You Mugs: Writers On Movie Actors, edited by Luc Sante and Melissa Holbrook Pierson, London, Granta Books, 2000; ISBN: 1-86207-362-7. 284 pp., paperback.

70 x 70 – Unlicensed Preaching: A Life Unpacked in 70 Films, by Iain Sinclair, London: King Mob, 2014; ISBN: 978-0-99264-3454. 159 pp., hardback; signed by the author.

Eyes Upside Down: Visionary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson, by P. Adams Sitney, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008; ISBN: 978-0-19-533114-1. 417 pp., paperback.

The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies and What They Did to Us, by David Thomson, by Allen Lane, London: Penguin, 2012; ISBN: 978-1-846-14314-4. 595 pp., hardback.

Francois Truffaut: Letters, translated by Gilbert Adair, London: Faber & Faber, 1988; ISBN: 0-571-14121-8. 589 pp., hardback.

The Films in My Life, by Francois Truffaut, New York: Da Capo Press, 1994; ISBN: 0-306-80599-5. 358 pp., paperback.

Jean Vigo, by P.E. Salles Gomes, London: Secker & Warburg, 1972; ISBN: 436-18321-8. 256 pp., paperback.

Sam Peckinpah: ‘If They Move… Kill ‘Em!’, by David Weddle, London: Faber & Faber, 1996; ISBN: 0-571-17884-7. 578 pp., paperback.

Andy Warhol: Blowjob,  by Peter Gidal, London: Afterall Books, 2008; ISBN: 978-1-84638-041-9. 86 pp., paperback.

Ilf and Petrov’s American Roadtrip: The 1935 Travelogue of Two Soviet Writers Ilya Ilf & Evgeny Petrov, edited by Erika Wolf, New York: Cabinet Books, 2007; ISBN: 978-1-56898-600-5.158 pp., hardback.

Expanded Cinema, by Gene Youngblood, New York: Dutton, 1970; ISBN: 0-525-10152-7. 432 pp., paperback.