As New in J As New jacket. 8vo Dust Jacket Condition: As New. x(i), 60 (3) pp, I. Blue Windows; Not Your Kind of Weather; In Horse Latitudes; Of the Scythians; Parthians; Failure; A Turkish Story; Man Across the Street; In Memory; Penelope Writes; Turning Thirty; Chinese Finches; Ballet Blanc; Archaeology; The Dancers; November Fifth, Riverside Drive; Thinking of the World as Idea. II. Five Poems from Japanese Paintings: Wild Orchids; Whose Sleeves? ; A screen Depicting the 54 Episodes of the Tale of Genji on a Background of Gold Leaf; Moon and Flowering Plum; A Discussion of the Vicissitudes of History Under a Pine Tree. III. Vegetable Poems; There; Intimation; Composition in Black and White; Sea Grasses; Woman Asleep on a Banana Leaf; Jauary Thaw; When We Drive at Night; Wild Escapes; Two Fish; Metaphors of Women; Night Blooming Flowers; Seal Rock; To an Antarctic Traveller. The Knopf Poetry Series, No. 7: First Edition, 1982. "Katha Pollitt (born 1949) is an American feminist poet, essayist and critic. She is the author of four essay collections and two books of poetry. Her writing focuses on political and social issues, including abortion rights, racism, welfare reform, feminism, and poverty. best known for her bimonthly column 'Subject to Debate' in The Nation magazine, Pollitt has contributed to The Nation since 1980, first serving as editor for the Books & the Arts section before becoming a regular columnist in 1995. This, her first collection of poetry (1982), received much critical acclaim, including the National Book Critics Circle Award (1983). Critics noted Pollitt's "...poise, her skillful use of language, mature ear for rhythm, and her intellectual and cerebral interpretations. Reviewers credit her with unusual maturity as a poet, praising her ability to contrast romance with disillusionment and her skill at maintaining an objective distance from her subjects." Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Off-white cloth with gilt lettering to spine. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in Poetry~
Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Hardcover. 8vo. Beige linen covered boards with gilt title to spine. Interior is clean and bright. Peach colored dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor yellowing to top edges of dust jacket as well as very slight soiling to front panel. 60 pages. POET/120211.
Fine copy in fine dust jacket w/ just a trifle foxing to top edge. 8vo 8 5/8"x 5 3/4" beige cloth w/ gilt lettering on spine; #7 Knopf Poetry Series; 60 pgs; illus dust jacket, price-clipped, w/ author photo by Thomas Victor on rear flap. quote by Robert Fitzgerald on front flap. jacket design by Sara Eisenman w/ art by Frederick Edwin Church.
Small 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. x, 60, (4) pages. First edition, uncorrected proof. Author's first book. Winner of the 1982 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Bumped at the head of the spine, spine lightly darkened.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 0394520041. The author's first book. A collection of poems. First edition. Trace foxing on top edge, else near fine in a near fine (light age toning to flap edges) dust jacket.; 60 pages.
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