Partisan Review, Vol. XLV, No. 1, 1978. William Phillips, Leo Castelli, Joseph Conrad, Barbaralee Diamonstein, Kate Farrell, G. S. Fraser, Frank Kermode, Ann Lauterbach, Roy Lichtenstein, W. S. Merwin, John Romano, Bruno Schulz, Tony Tanner, Diana Trilling, John Tytell, Diane Wakoski, Rosemarie Waldrop, Ian Watt.

Partisan Review, Vol. XLV, No. 1, 1978

New York, NY: PR, Inc., 1978. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the controversial, legendary literary journal, edited by William Phillips, features two articles that delve deeply into the life & work of the great novelist Joseph Conrad, by Tony Tanner & Ian Watt. Also a special section of "Contemporary Women Poets" (subtitle of this issue) with poems by Kate Farrell, Ann Lauterbach, Rosemarie Waldrop & many other contributors; an interview with Pop Art icon Roy Lichtenstein & gallery-owner Leo Castelli conducted by Barbaralee Diamonstein; a story by Bruno Schulz ("Dead Season") with an illustration by the author; & much more. With reviews including of works by Diana Trilling & Diane Wakoski by Frank Kermode & G.S. Fraser respectively; & most importantly (as far as this writer is concerned) of the pioneering critical portrait of the Beat Generation, John Tytell's "Naked Angels," by John Romano. Brief notes on contributors, contemporary ads, etc. A very rich issue in this most esteemed & collectible series. In very fine condition with only the slightest wear & a few tiny bumps & short, faint creases along edges, corners & margins of front, back cover & spine; tiny bit of wear & occasional spotting at edges of text block; small red remainder mark at upper edge of same near spine. Interior very fine with only tiny bumps at lower corners & short, faint creases at side edges of a few page leaves; otherwise virtually mint. Very Fine. [Item #3268]

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