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Chandler Before Marlowe : Raymond Chandler's Early Prose and Poetry, 1908-1912. 2nd pr in dj. ex-libris Gustav Hasford

CHANDLER, Raymond)HASFORD, Gustav, association copy)BRUCCOLI, Matthew J., ed.BARZUN, Jacques, foreword

Published by University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, SC, 1973, ISBN:0872493059, 1973
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(CHANDLER, Raymond). Chandler Before Marlowe : Raymond Chandler's Early Prose and Poetry, 1908-1912. Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Jacques Barzun. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, (1973). SecondPrinting. Pp. (5),vi-xvii,(1),[1]-109,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Includes the following poems: "The Unknown Love", "The Poet'sKnowledge", "The Soul's Defiance", "The Wheel", "Art", "A Woman's Way", "The Quest", 'When I Was King", "The Hour of Chaos", "The Bed of Roses", "TheReformer", "The Perfect Knight", "A Pilgrim in Meditation", "The Pioneer","The Hermit", "The Dancer", "The Death of the King", "The Clay God", "A Lament for Youth", "The Unseen Planets", "The Tears that Sweeten Woe", "The Fairy King", "Arise, ye phantoms of delight.", "An Old House", "The King","Time Shall Not Die", and "Organ Music", as well as two sonnets and a requiem from his post-Marlowe period (1955-58); and the following essays: "The Genteel Artist", "The Remarkable Hero", "The Literary Fop", "Realism and Fairyland", "The Tropical Romance", "Houses to Let", "The Phrasemaker", and "The Rose-Leaf Romance"; as well as four book reviews. Ex-libris Gustav Hasford (1947-1993), author of the novel "The Short-Timers" (1977), which was put to film by Stanley Kubrick as "Full Metal Jacket" (the screenplay, to which Hasford was partially accredited, was nominated for the 1987 Academy Award). Hasford was also a friend and associate of science fiction authors Harlan Ellison, Frederik Pohl, Arthur Byron Cover, among others. With his "Reference Library of Gustav Hasford" and "Detective" stickers to ffep. (No indication of this book having been among the several thousand stolen from American libraries by Hasford in the mid-to-late-1980s). Remainder mark to bottom edge, else very good in dust jacket. 35.00. Bookseller Inventory # 95231

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Title: Chandler Before Marlowe : Raymond Chandler's...

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, SC, 1973, ISBN:0872493059

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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