Of Being Numerous
Green paper covered boards with red cloth back strip and gilt lettering. Hint of wear to top edge. Text is clean and white, no marks. Unclipped DJ shows small spot of soil to front cover. Jacket design from an etching by Mary Oppen. "George Oppen in this book honors himself and American poetry. The long title poem for instance creates a world that is the product of brooding sight. What Oppen sees he seizes. The singularities of one poet's life reveal a darkness redeemed, embody love like complex stratographic layers, the minerality of what lasts, the metaphor of the generations. This is Oppen's fourth book since the early Thirties; few poetic careers in this time have absorbed so much and remained so identifiable." (from the jacket). Bookseller Inventory # 2751
Title: Of Being Numerous
Publisher: New Directions
Publication Date: 1968
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: Stated First Edition
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