[Item #2439] Evergreen Review Vol. 13 No. 65 (April 1969). Jacques Demy, Martin Duberman, Nat Hentoff, John Lahr, Julius Lester, Leonard Michaels, Lance Sterling, Dick Strong.

Evergreen Review Vol. 13 No. 65 (April 1969)

New York, NY: Evergreen Review, Inc., 1969. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the legendary literary magazine edited by Barney Rosset features an early article by John Lahr, the acclaimed biographer & critic ("The End of the Underground", accompanied with an illustration by rick Meyerowitz with a central caricature of Allen Ginsberg). Also an interview with French New Wave film director Jacque Demy conducted by Michel Delahaye; a play ("History") & article ("On Becoming a Historian") by Martin Duberman; an article ("The Prison of Words: Language and the New Left") & cover interview of the "militant black writer" Julius Lester ("Blacks and Jews: An Interview with Julius Lester") conducted by veteran NYC writer Nat Hentoff; a short story by the late acclaimed writer Leonard Michaels ("A Green Thought", accompanied with an illustration by Kim Whitesides); a racy comic ("Frank Fleet and his Electronic Sex Machine: Chapter 1, The Nude Intruder") written by Dick Strong & illustrated by Lance Sterling; & more. With many contemporary ads that exemplify the late 1960s counterculture during which this issue was published; cartoons & illustrations, etc. Another great relic from this collectible series. In near-fine condition with moderate-to-substantial rubbing & creasing of front, back covers & spine; moderate wear & small bumps at all corners & edges of same esp. at upper & lower spine edges. Interior very fine except for mild browning of edges of page leaves; slight bumping & warping of upper & lower corners of many of same. Near Fine. [Item #2439]

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