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BLACK MOUNTAIN REVIEW - Vol. 1, No. 2 - Summer 1954

CREELEY, Robert (Editor)

Published by Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, NC, 1954
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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8vo. Wraps. Very good. Some toning, rubbing. Small tear to top of spine. Second issue of Creeley's Black Mountain Review. Icludes work from Artaud (trans. by Rexroth), Toda Tomoya, Paul Blackburn, Douglas Woolf, Kizu Toyotaro, Lucy Lapp, Creeley, Charles Olson, Irving Layton, and Ronald Mason. Plus a photographic insert of Mayan heads as well as reviews. One of the most important small magazines of the 20th century. BMR served as a bridge between the various avant-guard poetries of the 1950's: from the Beats to the San Francisco Rennaisance. Increasingly uncommon. [Clay & Phillips 106-109]. [Anderson & Kinzie 248]. Bookseller Inventory # 13021

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Title: BLACK MOUNTAIN REVIEW - Vol. 1, No. 2 - ...

Publisher: Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, NC

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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