New Directions in Prose and Poetry 43

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New Directions Publishing, Oct 1, 1981 - Poetry - 176 pages
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Since 1936, the New Directions in Prose and Poetry anthologies have served as vehicles for the presentation of new and variant trends in world literature.
 

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Editor Laughlin published the first New Directions anthology in 1936; regrettably, this is the last (due to "rising production costs,'' as Laughlin notes). The anthology's demise amounts to a ... Read full review

Contents

Homero Aridjis
10
Edwin Brock
63
Guillevic
88
Lawrence Millman
134
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James Laughlin, the publisher of New Directions books since 1936, is also a noted poet. In his lyrics and in his love poems he blends the spirit of the Latin poets with his own keen ear for the subtleties of colloquial speech. Beneath the wit of this poetry there are pungent truths about the human condition. His "Collected Poems" were published in 1994 by Moyer Bell.
Virginia Schendler has photographed inner-city school children, and has made portraits of writers and artists. In the semi-abstract color photographs of "Phantoms," she has sought to capture some of New York's own expression: the ironies and the humor, the complex and less-familiar provocations of older parts of the city.

Peter Glassgold is the former editor in chief of New Directions.

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