Scales of the Marvelous. Robert Duncan.

Scales of the Marvelous

ISBN: 0811207358
New York, NY: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 1979. First Printing. Softcover. "Robert Duncan: Scales of the Marvelous is another volume in the New Directions series Insights: Working Papers in Contemporary Criticism, an informal approach to the presentation of ideas currently available on particularly important modern writers."(from back cover) A compilation of scholarly, critical studies covering many aspects of the work of Robert Duncan (1919-1988), a major figure in 20th century American letters associated with the Beats, the San Francisco Renaissance & the Black Mountain School. With contributions by poet Thom Gunn; acclaimed composer Lou Harrison; Eric Mottram (author of a pioneering early critical study of William S. Burroughs); Denise Levertov & many others. With reproduction of a drawing of Duncan by Jess Collins opposite title page. Edited & with an introduction by Robert J. Bertholf & Ian W. Reid. Softcover original, larger trade format. A desirable & useful collectible for the Duncan devotee & scholar. In very fine condition with only very slight rubbing at edges of front cover; otherwise virtually mint inside & out. Very Fine. [Item #2403]

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