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The Directions

Rothenberg, Jerome


1st Edition
Soft cover

4to. Single folded sheet. Very slightly browned to edges. Published in an edition of 500 copies, 50 of which have been signed by the author and artist. Ours is number 9/50 and is SIGNED in pencil to rear by both the author and the artist. Collaboration between the poet Jerome Rothenberg and visual artist Tom Phillips. ***Jerome Rothenberg (born 11 December1931) is an American poet, translator and anthologist, noted for his work in the fields of ethnopoetics and performance poetry. He’s known for his highly original and acclaimed anthologies, as well as for his own work. “No one writing poetry today has dug deeper into the roots of poetry,” wrote Kenneth Rexroth (the “Godfather” of the Beats). Rothenberg has published about seventy volumes of poetry, often in collaboration with other artists. He’s a true international poet with a career spanning more than half a century. *** Tom Phillips (born 25 May 1937) is an English painter, printmaker and collagist, known for his many collaborations with writers and his much admired book illustrations (for the Folio Society, amongst others).

Book Details

AuthorRothenberg, Jerome
PublisherTetrad Press
Publisher Year1970
Book ConditionFine
Binding TypeSoft cover
Signature TypeSigned by Author(s)
Edition1st Edition
IllustratorPhillips, Tom