New directions : number seven 1942.

Other Title:
New directions in prose & poetry
Norfolk, Conn. : New Directions, 1942.
xviii, 494, [6] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939.
American literature -- 20th century.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century.
American poetry -- 20th century.
American drama -- 20th century.
American drama.
American literature.
American poetry.
Literature, Modern.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Notes on contributors
Preface / James Laughlin
Three essays: Literary abstraction and cubism ; Alcestis ; Tiberius / Paul Goodman
Poem in construction. The perturbation ; The Inspissation ; Ingathering ; A world-view / Richard Eberhart
Star in the west / Robert Clairmont
Nine surreal poems. Honky-tonk tangle of tatters ; Government camp in a red veined eye ; Steel subway leading leadenly ; Broadway bums with antique bellows ; Fun house infinity ; Machine mechanical horses with one eye ; Wooden broken egg upon hallow Highway 66 ; Bird's nest in twining twigs of Chicago time ; Jealous junked jalopy of banjo hillbillies / Hugh Argraves
Blackout in the cathedral : a section of Straw men in the wind / George Mann
Apollinaris / Louis Second
Trial horse no. 1: many loves / William Carlos Williams
Six poems. Hooray! For what? ; Nobody wants war! ; Bargains in death ; Prayer ; Maintenance of the status quo ; Credo / John Edward Hart
Love is like Park Avenue / Alvin Levin
Happy hours with the poets / John Russell McCarthy
The fable of the rose / John Nerber
The recruit / Eve Merriam
Nine poems. The sound of drums ; War song ; Ice age ; Induction notice ; I well and civilian ; Like a dream of Garbo ; Song for civilians ; Flyer ; Tell me / Eve Merriam
Once the soft silken damage done / Montagu O'Reilly
Six poems. Nada ; Woman and earth ; Brow ; Insula monti majoris ; The two witnesses ; Resurrection of the dead / Pierre Jean Jouve ; translated by David Gascoyne
Jackals and Arabs / Franz Kafka ; translated by Mimi Bartel
A group of poems. Poem ; Pitie pour les femmes ; Poem ; Poem ; Poem ; Yea, though I walk through the valley ; Two poems ; In the asylum ; What less progressive age ; Death at "Bedford" ; Poetess ; When women talk ; Poem ; The blind, no not so strangely ; Bowery ; Were heart's loss told ; Poem / Marcia Nardi
have no tenderness : Anais Nin's Winter of artifice / William Carlos Williams
Our grandfather's blessing / Meyer Liben
Homage to Ford Madox Ford : a symposium / Granville Hicks, Richard Aldington, Sherwood Anderson, William Rose Benet, John Peale Bishop, Joseph Brewer, Edward Dahlberg, George Dillon, Carl Van Doren, Jane Dransfield, Paul Engle, John Gould Fletcher, Caroline Gordon, James Laughlin, Christopher Morley, Lloyd Morris, Katherine Anne Porter, Ezra Pound, R. Ellis Roberts, Evelyn Scott, George Stevens, Allen Tate, Jean Starr Untermeyer, William Carlos Williams, Edward Naumberg, Jr.
New title, without subtitle, began with volume 7.
In memoriam: Ford Madox Ford, 1873-1939.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2 have dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
Laughlin, James, 1914-1997, editor.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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