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Manuscript]: Essay on Rime
- Typed manuscript. Quarto. (46)pp. Leaves typed on rectos only and housed in a contemporary folder. Fine. An original manuscript of Shapiro's 1945 long poem on formal verse, *Essay on Rime*, written the same year he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his collection of war poems, *V-Letter and Other Poems*. The manuscript has a few pencil corrections by Shapiro's friend, David Lovett, who was sent the manuscript to read. It also contains the original unpublished version of the acknowledgment page cross out and with an ink note from Shapiro sharing it has been rewritten, along with a few notes as to what was added. Shapiro's meditation on the death of formalism and a critique of modern criticism. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
Last Found On: 2014-10-29           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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