Encounters : an anthology from the first ten years of Encounter magazine / editors Stephen Spender, Irving Kristol, Melvin J. Lasky ; selected by Melvin J. Lasky.

New York : Basic Books, ©1963.
xiii, 561 pages ; 25 cm
English literature -- 20th century.
American literature -- 20th century.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Persons & places. A festive occasion / Laurie Lee
Innocent in Prussia / Goronwy Rees
My confession / Mary McCarthy
Bull fever / Kenneth Tynan
An Indian notebook / Melvin J. Lasky
The Whitaker Negroes / Robert Graves
Sitting on a fortune / Wayland Young.
Problems & polemics. Arnold Toynbee's millennium / H.R. Trevor-Roper
The pornography of death / Geoffrey Gorer
The English aristocracy / Nancy Mitford
Reply to Nancy Mitford / Evelyn Waugh
British intellectuals / Edward Shils
American dissent / Daniel Bell
The trail of the dinosaur / Arthur Koestler
Afterthoughts on the "two cultures" controversy / C.P. Snow.
Arts & letters. The gentleman with a gun / Robert Warshow
European notebook / Stephen Spender
The fallen city / W.H. Auden
A wreath for the gamekeeper / Katherine Anne Porter
"Doctor Zhivago" / Stuart Hampshire
The middle against both ends / Leslie A. Fiedler.
Men & ideas. Montaigne, or the art of being truthful / Herbert Luethy
Alexander Herzen / Isaiah Berlin
The smile of Parmenides / Lionel Trilling
H.G. Wells / Anthony West
Ludwig Wittgenstein / Erich Heller
and people opening veins in baths" / Irving Kristol.
Stories. The Messiah at the Seder / Edmund Wilson
A thing of the past / Nadine Gordimer
Shade those laurels / Cyril Connolly
Fresh fields / Dan Jacobson
A mother's tale / James Agee
The pukey / Nigel Dennis.
Poems. Streams ; Vespers / W.H. Auden
Ford Madox Ford / Robert Lowell
Words for the wind / Theodore Roethke
Lament for Prytherch / R.S. Thomas
Monologue of a deaf man / David Wright
Blind tide emblazoning / W.S. Graham
Mirrors / Elizabeth Jennings
On the move / Thom Gunn
The mountain / W.S. Merwin
Boyhood of Theseus / Richard Selig
A thought from Propertius / Cyril Connolly
Elegy / Dylan Thomas
The final period / Roy Fuller
Angel and man / Vernon Watkins
The return / Richard Eberhart
Ludwig the second / William Plomer
The second-fated / Robert Graves
Thrushes / Ted Hughes
Subject : object : sentence / Stephen Spender
Trees / Oliver Bernard
The Whitsun weddings / Philip Larkin
The day before the last day / Edwin Muir
Rock paintings, Drakensberg Mts. / Alan Ross
Solitary travel / Louis MacNeice
Facing Africa / James Dickey
The huge artifice ; Sight unseen / Kingsley Amis.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Penn Rare copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by David Azzolina.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Azzolina, David S. 1957- (donor) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
Kulkarni. Stephen Spender, B36
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
Other format:
Online version: Encounters.
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