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    DescriptionPoetry. Drama. Fiction. This book contains rare unpublished and out of print poems, a play, and an unfinished 'novel', all written in collaboration in the early 1960's. HYMNS comprises the full run of poetry and prose the two poets wrote in collaboration between 1960 and 1964. Two-thirds of these have never before appeared in book form. Berkson's and O'Hara's "hymns," inspired by the crooked steeple of the Church of St. Bridget on New York's Lower East Side, address themes of love, protestation, travel and more. (The final two are songs in praise of the New York School master painters, Willem de Kooning and Philip Guston.) The other writings include further collaborative poems; a lengthy epistolary fiction involving two long-lost brothers, Angelicus and Fidelio Fobb; Marcia, an Unfinished Novel (with Patsy Southgate), a play written on a jetliner over the Atlantic, and dizzying notes on the New York City Ballet and the French 'cubist' poet Pierre Reverdy.


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    Title
    Hymns of St. Bridget and Other Writings
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Professor Frank O'Hara, By (author) Amy L Clark, By (author) Bill Berkson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 82
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780966943054
    ISBN 10: 0966943058
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    DC21: 811.54
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T General Subject: 640
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010
    Publisher
    Owl Press
    Imprint name
    Owl Press
    Publication date
    01 December 2001