Conjunctions: 17. Chinua Achebe, Kathy Acker, Lynn Davis, Thomas King Forcade, Albert Goldman, Barbara Guest, Robert Kelley, Ann Lauterbach, Jackson Mac Low, Michael McClure, Diana Michener, Bradford Morrow, Nathaniel Tarn, Keith Waldrop, David Foster Wallace.

Conjunctions: 17

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Bard College, 1991. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. This number of the prestigious literary journal is its tenth anniversary issue. Featuring the poem "Spirit's Desperado" by Michael McClure, a primary poet & playwright of the Beat Generation, the San Francisco Renaissance & beyond; & the short story "Order and Flux in Northampton" by the late, acclaimed David Foster Wallace. Also an interview with Nigerian-born novelist Chinua Achebe conducted by chief editor Bradford Morrow; an excerpt from the novel referred to as My Mother (later published as My Mother:Demonology in 1994) by avant garde author & William S. Burroughs acolyte Kathy Acker; an essay-profile of High Times founder Thomas King Forcade by Albert Goldman, biographer of Lenny Bruce & Elvis Presley; the poem "Winter Horses" by Barbara Guest; the poem "Reading Li Shang-yin: Falling Flowers" by Robert Kelly; two poems including "Net Murder at Sea" by Jackson Mac Low; the poem "Bartok in Udaipur" by Nathaniel Tarn; three poems including "Transparent Like the Air" by Keith Waldrop, & much more. With front & back cover photograph & an interior portfolio of photographs by Lynn Davis; another portfolio of photographs by Diane Michener with an introduction by Ann Lauterbach; brief notes on contributors; contemporary ads, etc. A milestone in this collectible series, rich with contributions by significant poets & writers. In very fine condition with only tiny bumps & wear at edges & corners of front, back covers & spine; light vertical creases across spine edges of front, back covers; very mild rubbing of front cover; slight vertical bend toward front. Interior very fine with only tiny wave-creases at top corners of a few page leaves. Very Fine. [Item #2500]

Price: $25.00