[Item #2469] Conjunctions: 2, Spring-Summer 1982. Frederick Busch, Tom Clark, Robert Creeley, Hilda Doolittle, H D., Edward Dorn, Michael McClure, James Purdy, Kenneth Rexroth, Nathaniel Tarn.

Conjunctions: 2, Spring-Summer 1982

ISBN: 0941964035
New York, NY: Bard College, 1982. First Softcover Printing. Softcover. This second number of the prestigious literary journal features a short story, "Critics," by Frederick Busch; a group of poems under the heading of "Radio and Other Poems" by Tom Clark, the prolific poet, artist & biographer of Jack Kerouac; five poems including "Two Kids" & "One World" by Robert Creeley, the esteemed poet of the Beat Generation & Black Mountain School; a series of letters & a poem by Hilda Doolittle (known as H.D.) written & dedicated to her friend Silvia Dobson; a poem, "A Robert Service Bear Flies Imitation," by Edward Dorn, the great Black Mountain poet & contemporary of Creeley; two poems, "For Kathy" & "Poem," by Michael McClure, a primary poet of the Beat Generation, the San Francisco Renaissance & beyond; two one-act plays, "Adeline" & Wonderful Happy Days," by James Purdy; a short story, "Vivienne Renaud," by Co-founding editor & legendary Beat mentor Kenneth Rexroth; the lengthy poem "North Rim" by Nathaniel Tarn, & much more. With a portfolio of photographs of buildings in Los Angeles & NYC by Bevan Davies entitled "West-East"; brief notes on contributors; contemporary ads, etc. An early issue of this collectible series, rich with the work of many great writers. In very fine condition with only the slightest browning & rubbing to thin edges of front, back covers & spine; tiny bumps & creases to corners of same. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps to some page leaves; short vertical fold of one leaf (pgs. 17-18) likely as issued with fading echoes to some preceding & following leaves. Very Fine. [Item #2469]

Price: $25.00