Ironwood 20. Michael Cuddihy, Bruce Andrews, Clark Coolidge, Jean Day, Ray Di Palma, Denise Levertov, HIlda Morley, Bob Perelman, Peter Seaton, Ron Silliman, Ward Diane.
Ironwood 20

Ironwood 20

ISBN: (ISSN)0047150X
Tucson, AZ: Ironwood Press, 1982. First Printing. Softcover. This vintage number of the literary journal edited by Michael Cuddihy is "A Special Issue" featuring an appreciation of the Black Mountain School poet Hilda Morley (1916-1998) followed by a section entitled "Realism: An Anthology of 'Language' Poets," guest-edited & with an introduction by Ron Silliman. The Morley appreciation features her then-newest & selected poems, interspersed with short appreciative essays by distinguished contemporaries including Denise Levertov. The 'Language Poets' include Bruce Andrews, Clark Coolidge, Jean Day, Ray Di Palma, Bob Perelman, Peter Seaton, Diane Ward & many other key exemplars of the Language (& other) styles & movements. With editor's introduction to the sections & a biographical note on Morley by Cuddihy, notes on contributors etc. Trade-format softcover. A particularly scarce & important issue in this eminent, collectible series. In relatively good-to-near-fine condition with mild-to-moderate rubbing, scratching to front, back covers & spine; mild wear & a few tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of same; somewhat sparse but significant spot-staining at edges of text block esp. upper & lower-side edges. Interior good-to-near-fine with small creases, tiny bumps to mostly lower corners of some page leaves; mild spot-staining at blank inner front cover & blank area of front endpaper not effecting text; blank final page leaf verso attached to blank inner rear cover at upper right corner & surrounding area. Good- Near Fine. [Item #4365]

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