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This collection of essays and poems about the influence of jazz on writing and culture in this country, an expanded edition of the 1986 publication, ...Show synopsisThis collection of essays and poems about the influence of jazz on writing and culture in this country, an expanded edition of the 1986 publication, is a rewarding volume for all those entranced by jazz. Carruth brings his considerable poetic and literary sensibilities to bear on a topic very near to his heart: "Those who are devoted primarily to jazz, to poetry, to all the arts, are also those who contribute more intelligently than others to our practical and moral, political and social, advancement."Hide synopsis
Description:Good in good dust jacket. Ex) Library Copy. Moderate wear on...Good in good dust jacket. Ex) Library Copy. Moderate wear on Cover/Interior Pages. Usual library markings. (W3M) Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 192 p. Audience: General/trade.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. 192 pages. Light...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. 192 pages. Light edgewear and sun-fade to dust jacket with two small closed tears to upper edge. Spine slightly cocked. Clean, tight copy.
Description:Fine copy in fine dust jacket, as new. Lge. 8vo 9 1/4"x 5 7/8"...Fine copy in fine dust jacket, as new. Lge. 8vo 9 1/4"x 5 7/8" burnt-orange cloth w/ black lettering on spine; tan endpapers; 192 pgs; illus dust jacket, unpriced, w/ author photo by William G. Jaspersohn on rear flap. quotes by John Engels & Gordon Lish on back cover. jacket design by Richard Hendel.
Publisher: Iowa City. IA: University of Iowa Press
Description:Near Fine. NF/F. Lightly bumped spine ends, and two corners...Near Fine. NF/F. Lightly bumped spine ends, and two corners lightly bumped. DJ has light edge wear. First US Edition. First Printing. This book is from the extensive Gatenby Collection amassed over 30 years. Gatenby was the founding artistic director of the International Festival of Authors in Toronto, a hugely successful annual event that helped "Time Magazine" declare that Gatenby had made Toronto one of the literary capitals of the world. He also directed the readings at Harbourfront in Toronto, and is the author of "Literary Guide to Toronto, " among other books. SIGNED by Carruth & INSCRIBED to Gatenby "in the spirit of poetry and jazz". A unique Association Copy.
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