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Joans, Ted, edited by Sandra McPherson

Lost and found: "In Thursday sane"

University of California, Swan Scythe Press, Davis. 2001, [12p] 5.5x8.5 inches, frontis-photos of Tutuola book, photo of original poem written in red ink on pages of the Tutuola book, the poem, afterword by McPherson on the discovery of the book and poem, photo of the St. Anne Hospital for the Insane, signed on title page by Joans, fine first edition chapbook in stiff, stapled pictorial wraps. McPherson picked up a copy of Amos Tutuola's Nigerian novel "The Palm-Wine Drinkard" in a used bookshop and discovered an unpublished poem by Ted Joans written on the final pages in Joans' hand. The poem was written in a Paris Cafe after a visit to Beauford Delaney in a Paris asylum for the insane in 1975

Cat.No: 193975

Price: $125.00

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