Beverly Dahlen’s First Three Books

February 19, 2012 in Authors, Books, Uncategorized

LRL e-editions is thrilled to bring Beverly Dahlen’s first three books back to print in a single volume: Out of the Third (Momo’s Press, 1974), A Letter at Easter: To George Stanley (Effie’s Press, 1976), and The Egyptian Poems (Hipparchia Press, 1983). Also included are Robert Duncan’s afterword to the Hipparchia edition, as well as a new interview with Dahlen about her early work. With these long out-of-print publications newly accessible, readers can mine the formative explorations that open onto Dahlen’s life work, A Reading. According to Duncan in his afterword: “The creative field addressed, worked, and kept at work in Out of the ThirdA Letter at Easter, and the present set of Egyptian poems sets into motion resonant elements in my own poetic consciousness so that I hear new harmonics. She has deepened my apprehension of the oracular voice in Poetry…”

FROM NOW ON, ALL PROFITS FROM THE SALE OF PRINT-ON-DEMAND BOOKS IN THIS SERIES WILL BE DONATED TO A DIFFERENT SMALL PRESS EACH YEAR. First up: Chax Press. So, any purchase of a print-on-demand title from this series during 2011-2012 will have the added benefit of helping to support the efforts of Chax!
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