Summer Knowledge: New and Selected Poems, 1938-1958.

Schwartz, Delmore.

Published by Doubleday, New York, 1959
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Title: Summer Knowledge: New and Selected Poems, ...

Publisher: Doubleday, New York

Publication Date: 1959

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition


A Near Fine copy with a brief gift inscription on the front flyleaf in a Very Good plus unclipped dust jacket with edge wear, light rubbing to the spine and two small closed edge tears. In 1959, Schwartz became the youngest-ever recipient of the Bollingen Prize, awarded for Summer Knowledge: New and Selected Poems published the same year, . His poetry differed from his stories in that it was less autobiographical and more philosophical. Poet and critic Allen Tate believed that "[Schwartz's] poetic style marked 'the first real innovation we've had since Eliot and Pound.'". Bookseller Inventory # 23987

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