[Item #3274] Partisan Review, Vol. LVIII, No. 4, 1991. William Phillips, Robert Alter, Paul Bowles, Joseph Brodsky, Allen Hibbard, Norman Mailer, Czeslaw Milosz, Robert Motherwell, Vladimir Nabokov, Octavio Paz, Karen Wilkin.

Partisan Review, Vol. LVIII, No. 4, 1991

ISBN: (ISSN)00312525
Boston, MA: Partisan Review, Inc., 1991. First Printing. Softcover. This number of the late, venerable American literary journal features an excerpt from Norman Mailer's then-forthcoming novel Harlot's Ghost, now regarded as an exemplary classic by this great American novelist, entitled "Harlot's Lady." Also a scholarly literary-critical essay on the works of Vladimir Nabokov by Robert Alter ("Nabokov and Memory"); a memorial tribute to acclaimed artist Robert Motherwell by Karen Wilkin; a thoughtful & provocative essay by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. ("A Dissent on Multiculturalism"); poetry by Joseph Brodsky, Czeslaw Milosz & many other esteemed poets; an article about poetry by the late, great Mexican poet-diplomat Octavio Paz ("Who Reads Poetry?") & much more. With reviews including of two critical-biographical studies of Paul Bowles by Allen Hibbard, brief notes on contributors, contemporary ads. A rich issue in this collectible series, in very fine condition with only very mild rubbing to front, back covers & spine; very light wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same. Interior very fine with only very small bump-folds to upper corners of a few page leaves; otherwise all but mint & complete with attached sheet of subscription cards between pages 718-719. Very Fine. [Item #3274]

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