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Chapbook vs. Zine

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Chapbooknoun

A small book, usually made from a single sheet, folded several times, containing poems, ballads or religious tracts

Zinenoun

A low-circulation, non-commercial publication of original or appropriated texts and images, especially one of minority interest.

Chapbooknoun

Any small book carried about for sale by chapmen or hawkers. Hence, any small book; a toy book.

Zinenoun

A publication similar to a magazine{4} but in electronic rather than printed form, maintained as data files on a computer and accessible via the world wide web.

Chapbook

A chapbook is a small publication of up to about 40 pages, sometimes bound with a saddle stitch. In early modern Europe a chapbook was a type of printed street literature.

Zine

A zine ( ZEEN; short for magazine or fanzine) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via a copy machine. Zines are the product of either a single person or of a very small group, and are popularly photocopied into physical prints for circulation.

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