The Paris Review Vol. 11 No. 44 (Fall 1968). George Plimpton, Robert Creeley, Diane di Prima, William Fitfield, Harold Flender, Olivier Mosset, Pablo Picasso, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Linda Wagner, John Wieners.
The Paris Review Vol. 11 No. 44 (Fall 1968)

The Paris Review Vol. 11 No. 44 (Fall 1968)

Paris, France: Sadruddin Aga Khan, 1968. First Printing. Softcover. This vintage number of the venerable literary journal then-chiefly edited by George Plimpton features a lengthy, deeply insightful interview with the great Beat Generation- Black Mountain School-associated poet Robert Creeley conducted by Lewis MacAdams Jr. & Linda Wagner, preceded by a facsimile manuscript page of his poem "The Finger" & followed by the complete poem. Also in this issue are contributions of poetry by primary Beat-&-Beyond poets Diane di Prima & John Wieners among others; works of fiction; a portfolio with reproductions of five identical paintings by Olivier Mosset; & another in-depth interview with the great Jewish-American writer Isaac Bashevis Singer conducted by Harold Flender, preceded by a facsimile manuscript page from his story "The Professor's Wife" in the Yiddish language; & a transcribed conversation with iconic artist Pablo Picasso by William Fitfield. With notes on contributors, contemporary ads etc. Trade-format softcover in sewn binding, complete with intact sheet of subscription cards. Another very rich, varied & rewarding issue in this most collectible series. In fine condition with mild-to-moderate rubbing, fading, scratching & sparse spotting to front, back covers & spine; mild wear & some tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of same; very light, almost undiscernible rubbing to edges & corners of text block. Interior very fine with only small-to-tiny bumps at corners of a few page leaves. Fine. [Item #3734]

Price: $30.00