Lunar Baedeker & time-tables selected poems. by Mina Loy

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Published by J. Williams in Highlands [N.C.] .

Written in English

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450 copies printed.

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SeriesJargon,, 23, Jargon (Jargon Society) ;, 23.
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LC ClassificationsPR6023.O97 L82
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Pagination82 p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6249848M
LC Control Number58011427
OCLC/WorldCa493397

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Lunar Baedeker & Time Tables. Highlands: Jonathan Williams (Jargon), First Thus. Paperback. First edition thus of Loy's most famous work. 82 pp. A tall trade paperbound volume with thick glossy laminated paper covers. The cover and title drawings are by Emerson Edition: First Thus.

Mina Loy’s second book, published thirty-five years after the first. Through this and subsequent collections (the Lost Lunar Baedeker, also from Jargon inand the Last Lunar Baedeker from Farrar in ), the work of this preeminent Modernist poet has gradually begun to find the wider readership it so : Passages Bookshop.

LUNAR BAEDEKER & TIME-TABLES SELECTED POEMS Author Loy, Mina Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Publisher Jonathan Williams Place of Publication Highlands Date published In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book.

A book may have more than one first edition in. Thus her first book was Lunar Baedecker, in ; the title recurred with correction as Lunar Baedeker and Time-Tables infollowed unswiftly, posthumously, and incorrectly (adverbially speaking) by The Last Lunar Baedeker in ; today the most reliable collection of her work is The Lost Lunar Baedeker edited by Roger L.

Conover. But as her title Lunar Baedeker suggests[a Baedeker is a travel guide] Mina Loy saw herself as explorer, a translator, of the imagination, a travel guide to the Universe of the human emotional network.

This book of poems and prose,documents in verse her voyages of many kinds both geographical and aesthetic and her tumultuous s: Lunar Baedecker [sic] (Contact Publishing Co., ). The Lunar Baedeker & Time-Tables (Jonathan Williams, ) Posthumous collections of her work have used the same title phrase: The Last Lunar Baedeker (Jargon Society, ).

The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy (Farrar, Straus &. Lunar Baedeker, 81 Der Blinde Junge, 83 Crab-Angel, 85 Joyce's Ulysses, 88 "The Starry Sky" OF WYNDHAM LEWIS, 91 Marble, 93 Gertnule Stein, 94 The Widow's Jazz, 95 in Bohemia, 98 The Mediterranean Sea, Nancy Cunard, Jules Pascin, IV fPEN8ATION8 8F POVEaT'i' (P8EM8 ) On Third Avenue, “Lunar Baedeker” describes a dissolute urban landscape; Jessica Bernstein, in her lively poem guide, believes Lunar Baedeker & time-tables book also might describe the experience of going to the movies.

Think about cities you have been to, or cities you have seen in movies. Write a poem that describes both the cityscape and the experience of being there (or watching it. Poetry books. Lunar Baedeker (Paris: Contact Publishing Co.,) Lunar Baedeker and Time-Tables (Highlands, N.C.: Jonathan Williams Publisher [Jargon 23], ) The Last Lunar Baedeker, Roger Conover ed.

(Highlands: Jargon Society [Jargon 53], ) The Lost Lunar Baedeker, Roger Conover ed. (Carcanet: Manchester, ) Published prose.

But as her title Lunar Baedeker suggests[a Baedeker is a travel guide] Mina Loy saw herself as explorer, a translator, of the imagination, a travel guide to the Universe of the human emotional network.

This book of poems and prose,documents in verse her voyages of many kinds both geographical and aesthetic and her tumultuous s: But as her title Lunar Baedeker suggests[a Baedeker is a travel guide] Mina Loy saw herself as explorer, a translator, of the imagination, a travel guide to the Universe of the human emotional network.

This book of poems and prose,documents in verse her voyages of many kinds both geographical and aesthetic and her tumultuous relationships. Lunar Baedeker & Time-Tables: Selected Poems by LOY, Mina. Highlands: Jonathan Williams, Softcover. Fine. First American edition. Self-wrappers. Forewords by William Carlos Williams, Kenneth Rexroth, and Denise Levertov.

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 17 quotes from The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy: ‘There is no Space or TimeOnly intensity, And tame thingsHave no immensity’ Rate this book.

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Although born in England, Mina Loy worked as a poet and visual artist in Paris, Florence, and New York City, where her beauty and outlandish behavior shone at the center of several avant-garde circles. The. The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Lost Lunar Baedeker by Loy, Mina - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Mina Loy's technique and subjects - prostitution, menstruation, destitution, and suicide - shock even some modernists and she vanished from the poetry scene as dramatically as she had appeared on it.

Roger Conover has resuced the key texts from the pages of forgotten publications, and has. This chapter considers Loy’s ’s collections — the publication of Lunar Baedeker and Time-Tables () and the Bodley Gallery Exhibition of Loy’s Constructions () — in the context of the post American avant-garde and its histories.

Scholarly Guide for Digital Travelers. The Lost Lunar Baedeker book. Read 77 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mina Loy has been perplexingly absent from British literary /5(77). Completed just as Conover’s Lost Lunar Baedeker appeared, the dissertation asserts that Conover’s edition should be “adopted as the standard,” while also distinguishing itself in its use of final manuscripts (when extant) rather than first publications as copy-text and in striving to.

Loy’s second book was ushered into print by a coterie of older and newer admirers, lead by Jonathan Williams. The publication party for Lunar Baedeker and Time-Tables was held at the Martha Jackson Gallery in December Carolyn Burke writes that Loy did not attend the party but telephoned from Aspen during the party ().

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Roger Conover has. ''Lunar Baedeker & Time-Tables,'' copies, was as handsome as Jargon Books generally are (also as imperfectly heeded). It was only the second time (at 76!) that she'd had a book. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

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/5(). Mina Loy, poet and painter, was a charter member of the generation that—beginning in with the founding of Poetry magazine—launched the modernist revolution in poetry in the United States.

Loy was too radical for Poetry's editor Harriet Monroe, who published her poetry only in a review article, but the generation's more innovative members admired her defiant honesty of subject and.

Only selected poems from Lunar Baedecker appeared in the publication of Lunar Baedeker and Time-Tables, and since then, The Last Lunar Baedeker () collects and reorganizes Loy's entire body of Lost Lunar Baedeker () does not contain all the original Baedecker poems, nor does it adhere to the original order.

It is for these reasons that the entire original text of Lunar. In her poetry was republished in Lunar Baedeker & Time-Tables; the following year she received the Copley Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Art and exhibited her "Constructions" at the Bodley Gallery.

She died in Aspen, Colorado on Septem after a short illness. Get this from a library. The lost lunar Baedeker: poems of Mina Loy. [Mina Loy; Roger L Conover] -- "Carcanet first introduced her work to British readers in in Roger Conover's The Last Lunar Baedeker, a collected writings.

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Mina Loy has 13 books on Goodreads with ratings. Mina Loy’s most popular book is The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy. This text is based on the signed, dated (J ), hand-corrected MS at Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, Mina Loy Archive.

First published in Lunar Baedeker & Time-Tables (Highlands. Lunar Baedeker - A silver Lucifer. Baby Priests On green sward Yew-closed Silk beaver Rhythm of redemption Fluttering of Breviaries Fluted black silk cloaks Hung square from shoulders Troncated juvenility Uniform segration Union in severity Modulation Intimidation Pride of misapprehended preparation Ebony statues training for immobility Anæmic jawed Wise saw to one another Prettily the.

Her second and last book, Lunar Baedeker & Time Tables, appeared in She exhibited her found art constructions in New York in and at the Bodley Gallery in InLoy moved to Aspen, Colorado, where her daughters Joella and Fabienne were already living; Joella, who had been married to the art dealer of Surrealism in New York.

Books similar to The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy. by Mina Loy. avg. rating Ratings. Mina Loy has been perplexingly absent from British literary history. In America she has been posthumously launched as the electric-age Blake, she has been translated into French and Italian to.

Despite her reclusiveness, Loy remained connected to other important artists, poets, and gallery owners in New York in the s and 50s, resulting in the Bodley Gallery Exhibition of her “Constructions” in and in the publication of her second poetic collection, Lunar Baedeker & Time-Tables by Jonathan Williams’ Jargon Press in Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City New York Donor internetarchivebookdrive Edition.

For Lunar Baedeker and Time-Tables, she requested that her book jacket portrait be cropped "to show only her eyes" (Burke h). To the very end she saw herself as this mixture of Cassandra and Pandora, the traveler and the guide, the prophet and the tease, outside and.

Lunar Baedeker & Time-Tables, it becomes clear that the book con-tains poems of far greater interest and much more substance. The originality of Mina Loy is not merely a matter of typography or syn-tactical eccentricity; it seems to derive from a peculiar combination of fantasy and savagery, a relentless attack on the ready-made explana.

The Yale Collection of American Literature is pleased to announce that the Mina Loy Papers have been digitized in their entirety; the collection can be viewed in the Beinecke’s Digital Library: Mina Loy Papers: YCAL MSS 6.A detailed description of the archive can be found online here: Guide to the Mina Loy onal materials related to Mina Loy and her work can be found by searching.The Lost Lunar Baedeker.

by Mina Loy, edited by Roger L. Conover. Garry Wills. A Tale of Three Leaders. An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America. New York Review Books: news and offers about the books we publish; Opt In. I consent to having NYR add my email to their mailing list.The new collection—confusingly entitled The Lost Lunar Baedeker—is in one sense less valuable than the old one (now out of print), because it excludes Loy’s long autobiographical poem “Anglo-Mongrels and the Rose,” written in the early s.

Of this exclusion, Conover says that “the publisher’s parameters for this edition made it.

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