Endless Life: Selected Poems / With: Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Poet At Large. Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
Endless Life: Selected Poems / With: Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Poet At Large
Endless Life: Selected Poems / With: Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Poet At Large

Endless Life: Selected Poems / With: Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Poet At Large

ISBN: 081120796x;0809311
New York, NY: New Directions Publishing (1981) / Southern Illinois University Press (1983), 1981 / 1983. First Edition. Hardcover; Softcover. In 1981, Lawrence Ferlinghetti's longtime publisher New Directions released the first & most enduring anthology of Ferlinghetti's work, "Endless Life." Ferlinghetti, at the enthusiastic approval of personal friend & publishing giant James Laughlin, assembled this canonical collection of masterful verses as introduction & retrospective to potential readers and dedicated scholars. Also included is an erudite selection of literary criticism from Southern Illinois University professor & scholar Larry Smith. In "Lawrence Ferlinghetti: Poet At Large," Smith pares down Ferlinghetti's life and work as they correspond to distinct eras in his personal & poetic development, beginning with the section "A Biographic Portrait" and continuing with "A Stance Towards Life & Art," "The Poetry," "The Theatre," and "The Prose." Smith provides an illuminating & essential overview of the poet's life & oeuvre. A great companion volume to Ferlinghetti's Selected Poems. (1) Book in very fine condition with only slight spotting to text block and at bottom of rear boards; dust jacket in very fine condition with only slight rubbing near rightmost fine-edge of front cover & surrounding cover image. .(2) Book in very fine condition with only slight shelf-wear, slight rubbing to front, back covers esp. spine-edge of back cover; bump-crease on top-left, bottom-left corners of same; bump-crease on top-right, bottom-right corner of front cover. Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #2626]

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