The Paris Review Vol. 14 No. 56 (Spring 1973). George Plimpton, Jane Bowles, Anthony burgess, Tom Clark, Robert Creeley, John Culinnan, Erica Jong, Joanne Kyger, Philip Lopate, Alice Notley, Anne, Waldman.
The Paris Review Vol. 14 No. 56 (Spring 1973)

The Paris Review Vol. 14 No. 56 (Spring 1973)

Paris, France: Sadruddin Aga Khan, 1973. First Printing. Softcover. This vintage number of the venerable literary journal then-chiefly edited by George Plimpton features an in-depth interview of the great, highly influential British writer Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) conducted by John Culinnan & preceded by a facsimile manuscript "in Gascon dialect." Also in this issue are contributions of fiction by Jane Bowles (who died that year shortly before publication), Erica Jong, Philip Lopate & others; an artwork portfolio of fanciful book covers by George Schneeman; & a roster of contemporary primary Beat-Black Mountain-New York School-&-Beyond poets including Tom Clark (poetry editor of the Review through this issue), Robert Creeley, Joanne Kyger, Alice Notley & Anne Waldman. With notes on contributors, contemporary ads. Trade-format softcover in sewn binding, complete with intact sheet of subscription cards. A particularly rich & varied issue in this most collectible series. In fine condition with mild-to-moderate rubbing, a few scratches & occasional spotting to front, back covers & spine; mild wear & a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of same; several thin, mostly vertical line-marks at lower surface of back cover (a list of back issues); very light rubbing & occasional spotting to edges of text block. Interior very fine with only small-to-tiny bumps, faint creases at mostly upper corners & near-corner edges of page leaves. Fine. [Item #3814]

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