Returning to Vienna 1947: Nine Sketches

[New York]: The Banyan Press, 1947.

Price: $150.00

Hardcover. First edition. Rebound in library style buckram. Scorch marks at the edges of a few pages, clearly the book had been through a fire, else good or better. One of 150 numbered copies for friends of the author (out of a total edition of 500) Signed by the author. Additionally Inscribed by Spender to author Seldman Rodman.

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Returning to Vienna 1947: Nine Sketches. Stephen SPENDER.

Stephen Spender
birth name: Stephen Spender
born: 2/28/1909
died: 7/16/1995

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Biography

English poet and critic, who made his reputation in the 1930s with poems expressing the politically conscience-stricken, leftist "new writing" of that period. He was later known less for his poetry than for his perceptive criticism and for his editorial association with the influential reviews Horizon (1940-41) and Encounter (1953-67). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore