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Accent, A Quarterly of New Literature (10 Issues, Various Quarters 1946-1954)

Quinn, Kerker; Shattuck, Charles, et. al. (Editors)

Published by Accent, Urbana, Illinois
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Octavo in staplebound wraps of multiple colors; 24 cm. Issues included and noteable authors: Summer 1946 ("The Geranium" by Flannery O'Connor, "Ephemerid" by Mina Loy, three poems by Richard Wilbur, "The Strangers" by Katherine Anne Porter, etc.); , Summer 1947, Autumn 1947 ("In The Element of Antagonisms" by Wallace Steven, The Horatians and the Curations, a play by Bertolt Brecht); Autumn 1948 ("Ritual & Humor in Faulkner" by John Arthos, "Paris Letter" by Roger Shattuck, "Mark Twain" by J. Radcliffe Squires); Autumn 1949 (very early appearance by Robert Creeley: "Gangster"; "Put Me in the Sky!" by Eudora Welty"); Winter 1949 (William Humphrey's First Story "In Sickness and in Health", "Ballad of the Spanish Civil War" by Frederico Garcia Lorca; "Unamuno: Existentialism and the Spanish Novel" by Rachel Frank); Winter 1951 (Bertolt Brecht, John M. Bradbury, Virginia Blish); Summer 1953 ("The Planet on the Table" by Wallace Stevens; original contributions by Randall Jarrell, Louis Zukofsky; essay on Yeats by Robert Martin Adams); Spring 1954 ("Puntila" by Bertolt Brecht); Winter 1954 (Wallace Fowley, Marianne Moore). All 10 copies are Very Good to Near fine with some sunning, soiling to wraps; most pages are bright and free of marks and creases; Summer & Winter 1954 issues are a little more sunned around the edges and corners than the rest; over all nice, well cared for set of 10; binding on each issue is solid. Bookseller Inventory # 84048

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Title: Accent, A Quarterly of New Literature (10 ...

Publisher: Accent, Urbana, Illinois

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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