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The Resource The blue-green whale, Mason Jordan Mason

The blue-green whale, Mason Jordan Mason

Label
The blue-green whale
Title
The blue-green whale
Statement of responsibility
Mason Jordan Mason
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
RIU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3525.A823
LC item number
B58
Literary form
poetry
Label
The blue-green whale, Mason Jordan Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This pamphlet is the last of a series of three which includes all of Mason's extant earlier poetry not included in Notebook #23. These poems deal mostly with the South, Negro folk material, or with Mason's 'personal mythology'"--Editor's note
  • Photographic prints mounted on pages
  • Photographic images vary between copies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The blue-green whale -- When the time came -- Castle main -- Apocrypha -- Advice to any black stranger in the land -- The time that old Walt wrote about -- A psalm of the end of time -- The mother of Hamos -- In the middle of the winter -- Political economy -- Don Juan -- Garments like the old king's robes -- Whiskey spoon -- Galatea -- Plantation sunlight -- Satan on the crest of a hill -- Swane with a red bowtie -- A city sacked and ruined -- Carnival win -- The hyperbole and the sun -- Belle Carmen -- The delicacy kitten -- Vachel you could weep your heart -- The haunt, the cat, and the mouse -- Ancestral data -- Return from Bohemia -- Hamurabi's last wife -- Pan y aqua -- Brother Appalachian Cain -- Calligrapher -- Advice to any black stranger in the land -- My women when the world goes round -- Leslie don't-know-what -- Crony -- Poem : a la Henry Miller -- Feline -- My year in the pen -- A man named Thoreau
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
[52] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: Illustrated cream wrappers, printed in blue-green. Red plastic comb binding. Includes photographic prints of a woman wearing a shawl and sweeping in the street at night, a woman in a long pink coat and matching beret, an abstract black and white illustration, a woman on a golf course, a nude woman in a hat calling out, and a nude woman turned away from the camera, looking over her shoulder against an ivy-covered wall.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Illustrated cream wrappers, printed in blue-green. Red plastic comb binding. Includes photographic prints of a partially metamorphized moth, six black and white images of people at a musical performance with a saxophonist, a black and white photograph of a spherical object surrounded by either a splash into milky liquid or white grasping tendrils, a woman in a dress standing next to wall with an open umbrella on the floor next to her, a nude woman turned away from the camera and looking over her shoulder back at it, and a nude woman preparing to shoot a bow and arrow.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05277997
  • ucoclc5277997
Label
The blue-green whale, Mason Jordan Mason
Publication
Note
  • "This pamphlet is the last of a series of three which includes all of Mason's extant earlier poetry not included in Notebook #23. These poems deal mostly with the South, Negro folk material, or with Mason's 'personal mythology'"--Editor's note
  • Photographic prints mounted on pages
  • Photographic images vary between copies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The blue-green whale -- When the time came -- Castle main -- Apocrypha -- Advice to any black stranger in the land -- The time that old Walt wrote about -- A psalm of the end of time -- The mother of Hamos -- In the middle of the winter -- Political economy -- Don Juan -- Garments like the old king's robes -- Whiskey spoon -- Galatea -- Plantation sunlight -- Satan on the crest of a hill -- Swane with a red bowtie -- A city sacked and ruined -- Carnival win -- The hyperbole and the sun -- Belle Carmen -- The delicacy kitten -- Vachel you could weep your heart -- The haunt, the cat, and the mouse -- Ancestral data -- Return from Bohemia -- Hamurabi's last wife -- Pan y aqua -- Brother Appalachian Cain -- Calligrapher -- Advice to any black stranger in the land -- My women when the world goes round -- Leslie don't-know-what -- Crony -- Poem : a la Henry Miller -- Feline -- My year in the pen -- A man named Thoreau
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
[52] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: Illustrated cream wrappers, printed in blue-green. Red plastic comb binding. Includes photographic prints of a woman wearing a shawl and sweeping in the street at night, a woman in a long pink coat and matching beret, an abstract black and white illustration, a woman on a golf course, a nude woman in a hat calling out, and a nude woman turned away from the camera, looking over her shoulder against an ivy-covered wall.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: Illustrated cream wrappers, printed in blue-green. Red plastic comb binding. Includes photographic prints of a partially metamorphized moth, six black and white images of people at a musical performance with a saxophonist, a black and white photograph of a spherical object surrounded by either a splash into milky liquid or white grasping tendrils, a woman in a dress standing next to wall with an open umbrella on the floor next to her, a nude woman turned away from the camera and looking over her shoulder back at it, and a nude woman preparing to shoot a bow and arrow.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05277997
  • ucoclc5277997

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