The Dream/Thunder Road: Stories 1955-1965. Fielding Dawson.

The Dream/Thunder Road: Stories 1955-1965

Los Angeles, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1972. First Trade Softcover Edition. Softcover. (1/1000 Unsigned, Unnumbered Copies). "The process by which a story or a dream unfolds, even regardless of what either means, must be the same: inner contacts form......So, some of these demanded me, and I followed; some of them are story-stories, and some of the stories are dreams, and some of them are dreams written, and some are a mixture of both; in commitment to action it's hard to say which...here is an effort to form the endless contacts within my self (sic)..." (from author's Introduction & Dedication). An eclectic and astounding collection of stories from Fielding Dawson, an author most-commonly associated with Black Mountain College and famous mentors Franz Kline and Charles Olson. Dawson, known for his writing, also is a profound visual artist, and one of his collages is featured on the front cover of this book. From the library of Ken & Ann Mikolowski, founders of Detroit's "Alternative Press," publishers of many Beat/New York School/Black Mountain-related authors. Book in very fine condition with only slight rubbing to front, back covers; slight shelf-wear to same; tiny bumps to top right, bottom right corners of front cover; similar, almost untraceable bumps to top left, bottom left corners of front cover. Very Fine. [Item #2816]

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