Alphabet : A Semiannual Devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Eight, June 1964


(ATWOOD, Margaret). (REANEY, James, (ed.). Alphabet : A Semiannual devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Eight June 1964. London, Ont.: Alphabet, 1964. Pp. (4),5-96. 8vo, yellow card covers, black lettering tofront cover, blank spine. The eighth issue of Reaney's hand-set Canadian l iterary journal, dealing very broadly with the myth of Jonah. Contents: "Jonah: A cantata text set to music by John Beckwith, arranged by him out of the Bible with commissioned verse by Jay Macpherson"; "Notes on Jonah" by John Beckwith; Eli Mandel's "Mary Midnight"; poetry by Len Brown, John Ower, Tom Marshall, Sharon Lea Richman, W.J. Keith, Dorothy Cameron, and Nancy-Lou Patterson; Peter Revell's "Altarwise by Owl-Light"; Margaret Atwood's "The War in the Bathroom" (pp. 63-72); reviews by Germaine Warkentin, David Blostein (of two Al Purdy works), Andrew Brink, Elizabeth Brewster, Wynne Francis, Philip Thody, A.A. Lee, Cecile Cloutier, and Keewatin Dewdney. Very short diagonal tear to top margin of pp. 9-10 (not affecting text), else very good. For the issue. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 35.00

Title: Alphabet : A Semiannual Devoted to the Iconography of the Imagination. Number Eight, June 1964

Author Name: REANEY, James, (ed.). ATWOOD, Margaret MANDEL, Eli MARSHALL, Tom

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Alphabet, London, Ont, 1964,:

Seller ID: 102306

Keywords: MAGAZINE PERIODICAL LITERATURE LITERARY MAGAZINES SMALL SHORT STORIES CRITICISM CANADIAN FICTION CANADA POETRY,