In this exhibit, the Poetry Center Library presents first editions of works by some of the twentieth century’s most iconic poets, including T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, Dylan Thomas, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and others. In addition to historical first editions, the Poetry Center also holds a number of facsimile reprints of first editions the Library would otherwise be unable to collect. Some of the facsimile editions on display here include facsimile reprints of important works by W.B. Yeats and Robert Frost. These works have been chosen for their historical and literary significance as well as their beauty. We hope you enjoy this opportunity to experience these exceptional treasures from our Rare Book Room.
This exhibit, curated by Sarah Kortemeier, was originally presented in the Jeremy Ingalls Gallery of the University of Arizona Poetry Center from July 1, 2013 to September 4, 2013.