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Title:The Struggle of the Modern
Price:AUD$24.80 (about USD$16.60)
Item ID:SB00-0107834
Publisher:Hamish Hamilton, London, 1963
Dust Jacket:Good
Hamish Hamilton, 1963, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

XIV, 272 pages, last six pages blank intentionally, introduction by author. Blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Yellow coloured tint to the top text block edge. Minor bumping to the top backstrip edge and bumping to the top right-hand corner of the front book panel. Faint browning of the text block edges and age toning of the internal text. Plain text dustwrapper with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and the rear dustwrapper panel has become a little yellowed and shows handling marks. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. In this book the author looks at creating literature in the modern world. "He points out that, ever since the Industrial Revolution, writers have been conscious of there being a problem of creating literature in the industrial era. Or the discussions of tradition, symbolism, myth and the rest are part of a conscious strategy of writers to come to terms with our modern world which they feel presents quite special problems for them. " -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Inventory No: 0107834.
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