Poems for the Game of Silence 1960-1970. Jerome Rothenberg.
Poems for the Game of Silence 1960-1970

Poems for the Game of Silence 1960-1970

New York, NY: The Dial Press, 1971. First Printing. Hardcover. "The poem is the record of a movement from per-/ ception to vision./ Poetic form is the pattern of that movement/ through space & time./ The deep image is the content of vision emerging in the poem./ The vehicle of movement is imagination./ The condition of movement is freedom." (pg. 3) A compilation of poems from a key decade by the great central figure of the ethno-poetics movement, Jerome Rothenberg. First edition; first printing as stated on copyright page. An essential collectible in the Rothenberg canon. Book in very fine condition with only a few tiny spots & small area of minor rubbing-fading at back cover; very faint, mild spotting of lower & side edges of text block; moderate, more discernable spotting at top edge of same. Interior very fine with only lightest rubbing & browning of blank light-purple front & rear endpapers. Dust jacket in near fine condition with mild-to-moderate rubbing, browning, spotting & light soiling to front, back covers & spine; light wear & a few tiny chips at all edges & corners of same; one closed vertical tear of approx. 1" near upper right corner of back cover. Very Fine / Very fine. [Item #3106]

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