Partisan Review, Vol. XLIV, No. 1, 1977. Jimmy Carter, Robert Duncan, Frank O'Hara, Ezra Pound, Manuel Puig.

Partisan Review, Vol. XLIV, No. 1, 1977

New York, NY: PR, Inc., 1977. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the late feisty, controversial & ultimately venerable literary journal features contributions by two outstanding American poets of the twentieth century: Two poems by Frank O'Hara (1926-1966), among the canonical poets of the New York School ("Poem During Poulenc's Gloria" & "She, Has She Bathed in Sound"); & one by Robert Duncan (1919-1988), revered icon of the Black Mountain School, San Francisco Renaissance & beyond ("Circulations of the Song after Jalal Al-Din Rumi"). Also a scholarly article, "Ezra Pound on American History," by Peter Shaw; a section entitled "Writers for Carter" with sample short essays commenting on the dawn of the Jimmy Carter U.S. presidential administration from among many major literary & cultural figures who had joined a pro-Carter committee; an interview with the acclaimed Argentine author Manuel Puig (1932-1990) conducted by Ronald Christ; & much more. With reviews, notes on contributors, contemporary ads etc. A vintage issue in this collectible series, of special interest to Duncan & O'Hara devotees. In very fine condition with only mild rubbing to front, back covers & spine; mild wear & a few tiny bumps & creases at thin edges & corners of same; very light rubbing & sparse spotting to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at corners of a few page leaves. Very Fine. [Item #3261]

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