Literary Nonfiction. Poetry History & Criticism. Poetics. California Interest. African & African American Studies. LGBT Studies. Film. Featuring Edward Dorn, Vincent Ferrini, Helene Johnson, Pauline Kael & Robert Duncan, and Adrienne Rich. Edited by Kyle Waugh, Kate Tarlow Morgan, Emily Rosamond Claman, Bradley Lubin, Iemanjá Brown, Stefania Heim, erica kaufman, Kristin Moriah, Conor Tomás Reed, Talia Shalev & Wendy Tronrud, with General Editor Ammiel Alcalay.
From a never before seen manuscript of poems by Harlem Renaissance poet Helene Johnson to a treasure trove of Adrienne Rich's teaching materials from City College, this new series overturns all expectations. We have brought you facsimile reproductions and variorum editions, notes, storyboards, memos, screenplays, letters and of course, poetry from all around America. Building cultural history from the ground up, Series IV provides a completely different vantage point from which to further explore our literary heritage. LOST & FOUND: THE CUNY POETICS DOCUMENT INITIATIVE SERIES IV consists of eight beautifully printed chapbooks (600 pages in all), featuring rare and unpublished texts, including late work by Harlem Renaissance poet Helene Johnson, Adrienne Rich's teaching materials, a newly discovered film script by Edward Dorn, the formative correspondence of Pauline Kael & Robert Duncan, and a facsimile reproduction of Vincent Ferrini's 1946 Tidal Wave: Poems of the Great Strikes.
SERIES IV includes:
Edward Dorn: Abilene! Abilene! (Parts I & II) (ed. Kyle Waugh)
Vincent Ferrini: Before Gloucester (eds. Ammiel Alcalay & Kate Tarlow Morgan)
Helene Johnson: After the Harlem Renaissance (ed. Emily Rosamond Claman)
Pauline Kael & Robert Duncan: Selected Letters 1945-1946 (PARTS I & II) (ed. Bradley Lubin)
Adrienne Rich: Teaching at CUNY, 1968-1974 (Parts I & II) (eds. Iemanjá Brown, Stefania Heim, erica kaufman, Kristin Moriah, Conor Tomás Reed, Talia Shalev & Wendy Tronrud)