Conjunctions: 8. Russell Banks, Basil Bunting, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, William H. Gass, Barbara Guest, R. B. Kitaj, Paul Metcalf, Kenneth Rexroth, Lou Stoumen, Jonathan Williams.

Conjunctions: 8

ISBN: 0941964175
New York, NY: Bard College/David R. Godine Publishers, Inc., 1985. First Softcover Printing. Softcover. This eighth number of the prestigious literary journal features a tribute to British poet Basil Bunting, who had died earlier during the year of publication (1985) with contributions by Russell Banks, Robert Creeley, Eric Mottram & many others, & with a portfolio of photographs of Bunting throughout his life including some by Jonathan Williams, who also edited this section. Also "A Paris Visit" with poems by Robert Duncan, illustrations by R.B. Kitaj & an afterword by Kitaj; "The Barricade: Homage to Donald Barthelme," a short prose work by William H. Gass; "The Wild Gardens Overlooked by Night Lights," a poem by Barbara Guest; a portion of the prose-poem "Firebird" by Paul Metcalf; "A Crystal out of Time and Space: The Poet's Diary," a section of Kenneth Rexroth's diary with photographs of his home & property by Lou Stoumen & much more. With front cover artwork by David Storey; brief notes on contributors; contemporary ads, etc. Another very significant issue in this collectible series, complete with loose subscription card laid in. In very fine condition, substantially mint inside & out except for tiny bumps at corners of front, back covers; minor rubbing on small area of lower left corner of back cover. Very Fine. [Item #2476]

Price: $25.00