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Literary Anthologies

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Aiiieeeee!: An Anthology of Asian-American Writers, Chin, Frank, and Jeffery Paul Chan, Lawson Fusao Inada, and Shawn Wong, eds.
1 Chin, Frank, and Jeffery Paul Chan, Lawson Fusao Inada, and Shawn Wong, eds. Aiiieeeee!: An Anthology of Asian-American Writers
Washington DC Howard University Press 1974 0-88258-008-6 / 9780882580081 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dj Illustrated by (dj design) Bob Onodera 
[light shelfwear, minor soiling to top edge; jacket slightly age-toned, light edge and surface wear]. This "anthology of the writings of fourteen accomplished Americans of Japanese, Chinese and Filipino descent...spans the spectrum of literary genre with surrealistic prose/poetry, plays, autobiographies, short stories, and excerpts from novels." The introduction discusses the history of Asian and Pacific American literature. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Infidels and Heretics: An Agnostic's Anthology, Darrow, Clarence, and Wallace Rice (eds.)
2 Darrow, Clarence, and Wallace Rice (eds.) Infidels and Heretics: An Agnostic's Anthology
Boston The Stratford Company (c.1929) First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
(no dust jacket) [solid clean copy, minor wear to extremities, small puncture-wound to page 209 (no loss of text); gilt lettering on spine and front cover still fully readable]. An assemblage of verse and short essays, derived by the editors from "the wide reading of two long lives." Over one hundred authors, poets, philosophers and other deep thinkers are represented, among them John Dewey, Friedrich Nietzsche, Mark Twain, Havelock Ellis, Edith Wharton, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Hardy, Robert Burns -- and not a few pieces by Darrow himself. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New Directions 10, in prose and poetry; an annual exhibition gallery of new and divergent trends in literature, Laughlin, James, ed.
3 Laughlin, James, ed. New Directions 10, in prose and poetry; an annual exhibition gallery of new and divergent trends in literature
[New York] New Directions (c.1948) NO First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dj Illustrated by (dj) Lee Mullican 
[minor wear to cloth at spine ends, a little age-toning to page edges, slight waviness to pages at very end of book; jacket moderately edgeworn, slightly faded and lightly stained at spine, a handful of tiny closed edge tears]. (B&W photographs) "A vivid panorama of what is new in advance guard and experimental writing -- here and abroad." The highlighted contributions are from Tennessee Williams (the story "Desire and the Black Masseur"), Mary McCarthy, Henri Michaux, Evelyn Waugh ("Hollywood is a Term of Disparagement"), Paul Kecskemeti (an essay on Existentialism), and James Agee (a satire, "Dedication Day"). Also featured are stories by Paul Bowles, Donald Windham, Seymour Krim, Robert Payne and others; poetry by Vernon Watkins, Peter Viereck, Leslie Fiedler, Carson McCullers, and others; an anthology of poems from Peru; and a set of photographs by Herbert List of the ruins of Munich. And much more! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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