New Directions in Prose & Poetry 1941


Royal 8vo, gray cloth (indicating first issue, as opposed to second-issue red cloth), paper title label mounted on upper spine panel. Slight shelf wear, light soiling along text block edges, slight flecking to cloth on upper spine and along front joint with light toning to title panel. Text block edges mildly toned after p. 384, a minor condition issue apparently common to many copies issued. xiii,729,[37] pp. w/ rear publisher's ads, illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. Firm binding, clean interior. Contents include a survey anthology of Soviet Russian poetry, Brecht's "Mother Courage," a little anthology of (then) contemporary poetry, Delmore Schwartz's verse play "Paris and Helen," photographs by Wright Morris and Clarence Laughlin, Andre Breton's long Surrealist poem "Fata Morgana," previously unpublished work by Kafka, much more.

Title: New Directions in Prose & Poetry 1941

Author Name: Laughlin, James (editor); Bertolt Brecht, Delmore Schwartz, Hugh MacDiarmid, Denis du Rougemont, Wright Morris, Julien Gracq, Eve Merriam, Paul Goodman, Franz Kafka, Marguerite Young, John Berryman, Andre Breton, Ezra Pound, Edouard Dujardin, etc.

Categories: Literature: Novels/Stories, Drama, Modern 1sts, Photography, Poetry,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Norfolk, CT, New Directions: 1941

ISBN Number: B000L6I9TM

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 040892