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BOWLES, Paul
ARCHIVE OF 31 TYPED LETTERS SIGNED (TLSs) and AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED (ALSs) I WAS INVOLVED WITH BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI IN . . . 'THE SHELTERING SKY'
1978 - 91, Tangier, Morocco. Archive of 31 items SIGNED in full or as "Paul B.," each to Gregory Stephenson: 2 AUTOGRAPH LETTERS * 25 TYPED LETTERS * 4 AUTOGRAPH POSTCARDS. The letters, discussing publication of works by himself and other writers, and complaining of the bureaucratic and meteorological obstacles of life in Tangier. Together 31 pages, various sizes, letters on onionskin paper, some on personal stationery; condition. Each letter with the original envelope. Some excerpts: 12 April 1978: sending a typed poem [present, on a half-sheet of paper, unsigned] beginning, "There have been times, what with this and that/when the whisper of words was not enough."27 May 1978: ".[T]hat's the way here; no one will cash checks if he can avoid it. At the same time, you can find people who will accept huge checks in dollars, made out on American banks, and without a murmur, if only someone whispers in their ears that the person has plenty of Money! "I must say I admire your system with regard to running your magazine--you pay for contributions, and that is a rare phenomenon nowadays, particularly for poems. [T]hey consider the honor of being published sufficient recompense."14 June 1978: ".Things may get here late, but they generally reach me, unless the customs or censors get involved. In that case, one wishes the things had got lost before they arrived in Morocco, for one is obliged to make many visits to the various governmental agencies involved, and it becomes Kafkaesque."22 January 1980: ".[T]here has been absolutely no change in the attitude of the Moroccans since the Ir … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
Verkäufer: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB [Fleetwood, PA, U.S.A.]
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