A Bibliography of the King's Book or, Eikon Basilike. Based on a paper read before the Bibliographical Society, London, May 21, 1894. Customer satisfaction is our priority! The same subject could manifest the three stages on their approach to a poem as they are a useful measure to calibrate the degree of interest and inclusion every reader could manifest for a specific poetic text. Published by Elliot Stock, London, 1880. , xlii, , 227 pages, folding frontispiece First Edition thus , light foxing to boards, endpapers tanned, occasional light foxing to pages, very good condition , vellum, red ruled borders, black titles to front and spine, full red edges , octavo, 29 cm x 13 cm Hardback ISBN: Alexander Moring, De La More Press, London. Two elements coexist in the poem, a famous play of the Noh´s theatre and an autobiographical remembrance of the poet. | Contact this seller np. 21. (Edinburgh, United Kingdom), About this Item: A. Millar, London, 1756. Said to have been written by Charles I himself and circulated on the day of his execution, this collection of essays or meditations attempted to explain and justify Charles's action, whilst at the same time revealing some of the problems he had faced during the Civil War. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. (2003) Sounds of Poetry: Contemporary American Performance Poets. Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London, first edition, 1950. Published by 1st Edition. She has also published several articles on Howe´s work such as "Innovation and Tradition: Susan Howe and the Difficulty of Printing Art in Printed Form," "Una proyección literaria en clave histórica de la América colonial," "Representaciones de la figura de Carlos I de Inglaterra en la Literatura Contemporánea: Teatralidad y Santidad," or "La Búsqueda de la identidad en la literatura contemporánea: el ejemplo de Susan Howe.” She has also participated in different literary congress around Europe (Dublin, Vienna, London, Lisbon, Oporto, Aalborg, Valladolid, etc.). 143, , xxi,  pp, .2 facs, 4 colour plates. 1st edition. Mare Booksellers, IOBA “Traditional poetry” which will refer to the classical poetry in the way it was initially conceived, with its metrical patterns, rhythm, and contents. From our As Is shelf. Eikon Basilike: The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Solitudes and Sufferings. Susan Howe [USA] 1937 Born in Boston in 1937, Susan Howe grew up in Cambridge. Seller Inventory # 03369. Dust Jacket Condition: None. Content also attracts the reader´s attention because of its simplicity. (Galway, Ireland). (CD) Canada: Blue Chopsticks. [British Museum Catalog denotes 1st edition) From: Apollinaire's Bookshoppe (Toronto, ON, Canada) Seller Rating: Add to Basket US$ 359.47. Based on a paper read before the Bibliographical Society, London, May 21, 1894. Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. A New Bibliography of the Eikon Basilike of King Charles the First, With a Note on the Authorship. Howe presents a poem that reminds us of the so-called “found poems” (Trawick 1990: 187-195). The book purports to be the king's spiritual autobiography. so sweet The poet also provokes disruptions and interruptions in the text, but at the formal level. Jenkins, Grant Matthew. Folger Documents of Tudor and Stuart Civilization series. 1st Edition. | Contact this seller By Susan Howe. Armorial Seldon bookplate. | Contact this seller 197-269, for the most part in the margin, errata leaf bound recto-verso. The “deep” reader would go a step further. If we placed ourselves in the position of the “rebellious” reader, we would say this seemed to be an extraordinary text because we could not classify as prose or poetry. Free Shipping Worldwide. From a semantic point of view, the poem is composed of sentences and expressions that are correct grammatically speaking, but that open many questions to the reader. Then, I will discuss the new role adopted by contemporary readers that have passed from “receivers” to “builders” of the message. Susan Howe. Howe, Susan. Nonetheless, completely servicable, in no immediate need of attention, and above average condition for the period. The book has made its way back to Britain. Paradigm Press, Providence Hardcover. Together with his Majesty´s Speech on the Scaffold, erected at Whitehall-Gate.” This is the title of a book published after Charles´s the First death as a homage to the king. 7. The technique consists of establishing relationships between the different words looking for common characteristics: same semantic fields, same linguistic category, or some possible relationship with extra-textual sources. Published by Elliot Stock, London In this plateau, I would like to … In the first place, it is particularly noticeable that the role feminism is acquiring and how many writers, of all genders, deal with different aspects of women´s lives in their works. The ffep has been cello taped to pA3 of teh Table of Contents. Now, the poem is addressed to a vast and heterogeneous audience that decides which level of implication (deep or superficial) they wish to take to approach the poetic work. The four listed errata have also been corrected in the text in a neat contemporary hand, as was done in a 1st ed 1st (or 2nd) print of the 8vo copy listed on abe by Flora books. Howe, Susan. (6), 302, (6). Said to have been written by Charles I himself and circulated on the day of his execution, this collection of essays or meditations attempted to explain and justify Charles's action, whilst at the same time revealing some of the problems he had faced during the Civil War. Auction slip on front pastedown. 8vo. We are not going to classify these works into a specific group or category because we are conscious of the difficulty to trace unique common elements in such a heterogeneous group of artists. The poem could make the reader laugh or even cry, but the lack of emotions was not assumed as a possibility (Hanaver and Rivers 2004: 9-11). Hardback. From: Susan Howe, A Bibliography of the King´s Book, or Eikon Basilike At first sight, the reader notices the poem is mainly constituted by two parts: a prose fragment divided into two segments, and a group of verses intersected between those segments. (CD) Canada: Blue Chopsticks. Original quarter cloth backed boards, printed paper spine label, title-page printed in red and black, printed on hand-made paper., teg o/w uncut. from A Bibliography of the King’s Book or, Eikon Basilike. No 290 of 290 copies on handmade paper (total edition of 300). (1880), From: There are seventy-seven chapters, caricaturing the 'Eikon' and dealing with various episodes in the King's career, some of which have mock prayers at the end". (1990) World, Self, Poem: Essays on Contemporary Poetry from the “Jubilation of Poets.” Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press. A good, sturdy hardcover overall, but vellum backstrip chipped away except for 1' piece held on by tape; edges of boards moderately worn and rubbed through at fore-corner tips; paper clean and moderately yellowed with light foxing to endpapers. On the contrary, in the last years, poetry has been acquiring meaningful social and political engagements. Reprint of 1648 Edition. Spun Puns (and Anagrams): Exchange Economies, Subjectivity, and History in Harryette Mullen's Muse & Drudge; Postmodern Amnesia: Trauma and Forgetting in Tim O'Brien's In the Lake Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1809 Photos available upon request. WITH A PREFACE shewing the transcendent Excellency of MILTON's Prose Works. More information about this seller Overall, a very attractive copy , 269 pp. 4to. 132. I will also mention some useful techniques contemporary readers use to employ to approach such type of works. Pp.xxxii/201, owner's details to front free endpaper. Front joint lightly cracked. Other names Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649. Corners bumped. One of 950 [of 1000] copies. The De La More Press Folios Series No II. Quarter Cloth. hardback book in near fine condition,no dust jacket. Hardcover. Auction slip on front pastedown. The third one, the “rebellious” reader, is a figure we find quite frequently in contemporary poetry. A. Millar, London, 1756. And humbly Dedicated to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, William the Third, our Deliverer and Restorer.1696. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press. Contemporary writing demands originality from the artists, and it requires they develop their creativity employing other means and materials in their works. Howe muses on the work itself, the publication history and dubious authorship. Also "An epitaph upon King Charls." Though it is difficult to trace specific literary movements within this group, they can be grouped by taking into account certain common aspects. (Haverfordwest, United Kingdom), About this Item: Hardcover. A Bibliography of the King's Book; or, Eikon Basilike book. Howe, Susan. Great Britain - History - Civil War, 1642-1649 - Sources. Eikon basilike. In the first place, the necessity the author had to include the bibliographical reference from which she took part of her material as part of her poem; and, in the second place, the visual presentation of the poem. Furniss, Tom and Michael Bath. Poems for Children; Poems for Teens; Poem Guides; Audio Poems; Poets Besides, the poem was also expected to keep a rigid formal structure that was not allowed to be abandoned, either. For them, it is no longer a medium of expression but an object they work with in order to approach a reality they consider chaotic. Third Edition. (1986) Strong Measures: Contemporary American Poetry in Traditional Forms. In Eikon Basilike, Howe uses a foregrounding of the materiality of language, and a poetics of embodiment, in order to encourage an active reader engagement with her text, turning away finally from the “Lost power of expression / last power of expression” (Eikon 63). Almack here provides a detailed account of the printing and publication history and surveys the evidence for authorship, before setting out a very detailed bibliographical catalogue of the various editions. Cloth, large 4to. End-papers foxed otherwise a tight clean copy with no wear to the binding. One of the main characteristics they bring into the poem is the total disruption between form and content. Pages 316-320 contain an account of his death signed Jo. Furthermore, the term “contemporary poetry,” which will be centered in most modern poetry, produced at the end of the 20th century, characterized by highly innovative techniques and contents. Original publisher's blsck cloth, lettered gilt on spine and on front cover. Lacking first and last blank leaves A1 and S8, and lacking the engraved frontispiece portrait by Marshall. ESTC R14898; WING E-312; Almack p. 82. | Contact this seller And this is just one of the multiple interpretations we could obtain from just a fragmented poem like this. Providence, RI: Paradigm, 1989. [S.l.] With the arrival of Modernism, and later on, Avant-Garde movements, a revolution would take place in the literary scene (Jenkins 2008: 2-6; Finch 2002: 400-411). Social. A good, sturdy hardcover overall, but vellum backstrip chipped away except for 1' piece held on by tape; edges of boards moderately worn and rubbed through at fore-corner tips; paper clean and moderately yellowed with light foxing to endpapers. ESTC R14898; WING E-312; Almack p. 82. Condition: Good. It is made by at least three fragments of texts overlapped and fragmented. From the Kings Library edited by Israel Gollancz. for Richard Royston], [London, 1648. “Resurrecting Absence: Susan Howe’s A Bibliography of the King’s Book: Or, Eikon Basilike and the Historically Unspoken.” Cultural Studies Review 14, no. Howe muses on the work itself, the publication history and dubious authorship. 16. New York: Cornell University Press This reader could also look at the lines and feel some interest in the visual aspect they provide to the poem as they seem to follow like a cascade, to a certain extent imitating the ax that cut the king´s head. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Editions Rodopi B.V. Finch, Annie and Katherine Varnes. Size: 4to. Breaking the frontier between prose and poetry has always been one of the fundamental characteristics employed by poets who confronted the Establishment. "It is now generally accepted that John Gauden, an Anglican cleric, wrote the tract but based his work on material composed by Charles I. Nevertheless, sometimes, that task becomes almost impossible to achieve, as we have already commented. Google Scholar. Published by (London, ON, Canada), About this Item: Blades, East & Blades, London, 1896. Bound in mottled calf. Though the title-page reads 1648, it was published on 9 February 1649, ten days after the king was beheaded in the aftermath of the English Civil War. Condition: Very Good. The presentation of all these new ideas brings into the scene the defamiliarization of the old forms. I know no resolutions more worthy a Christian king, than to prefer his conscience before his kingdoms. By R.F.Esq; an Eye-witness. FIRST EDITION 1660, divided into three books each with its own title page with different imprint. I will try to provide an answer to these two questions through this article in a practical way. Gauden, John, 1605-1662. Published by It is possible we find all of them employed in the same poem as they are some of the most frequent characteristics contemporary poets apply to their works. The errata is listed on the recto side of the last page of the Table of Contents. As Joyce says of Howe: “In most of her work she, like other postmodernist writers . Bound in modern modern gilt-blocked buckram, very good. Now rebound in an early to mid-20th century quarter cloth binding, with green floral endpapers, and the binders emblems of the torch press bookshop, IOWA, and John Howell, Importer, San Francisco. limited edition. Hardcover. This text is made of disruptions, blank spaces which are left for the reader to enter their meanings. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white throughout. This definition contains two crucial characteristics we observe closely related to a traditional perception of poetry.4 On the one hand, poetry is expected to provoke an aesthetic response to the reader, usually, a pleasurable one, using rhythm, rhythmic patterns, the use of specific terms, etc. Hard Cover. 0 “II. I know no resolutions more worthy a Christian king, than to prefer his conscience before his kingdoms. Published by (1896), From: This article examines the role of Susan Howe's visual experimentation in her poetic investigation of history through a reading of her long poem Eikon Basilike (1989). How can they interpret it with so little information? Engr series title-page & title-page vignette portrait. Cloth, 4to, viii, 199,  pp, 5 collotype plates, facs of title-pages (some in red and black). But most of them break with traditional patterns to present these thematic lines which implies many readers consider this poetry unreadable and chaotic. 23. In Answer to a Book Intitled, Eikon Basilike, the Portraiture of his Sacred Majesty in his Solitudes and Sufferings. Condition: Very Good. First edition., 1693. I will use examples from contemporary poets3 that would help me to illustrate relevant aspects concerning the role of the reader or the possible ways that they have to approach this type of poetry where there is such a disruption between form and content. 4 My analysis will try to prove there has been an essential change in poetry, mainly in the one produced during the 20th and 21st centuries. In the second place, it is also essential the role many ethnic groups are gaining, too. (Boonsboro, MD, U.S.A.), About this Item: London: K. James, 1694. 8 These photographs are courtesy of Scott Ponik, one of the members of the staff responsible for the Yale Union. (2011) Live Poetry: An Integrated Approach to Poetry in Performance. pp , 143, , xi,  plates. Susan Howe. Seller Inventory # 104280. Limited Edition. D´haen, Theo and Pieter Vermeulen, ed. Seller Inventory # 021529. FIRST EDITION, third state, with correct pagination in quire G. Originally attributed to Charles I, the bibliographer Falconer Madan believes it was written by John Gauden, who probably included some authentic writings of the king. First edition. A good copy of a rare antiquarin work. By R.F.Esq; an Eye-witness. [x], iv, [viii], 176,  pp; original buckram-backed blue boards, printed paper labe;, teg. Richard Baron's edition of Eikonoklastes was first published in Baron's edition of Milton's Prose Works in 1753, and this first separate edition appeared in this quarto volume of 96 pages in 1756. Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # ABE-50676. As a result of all these changes, the poem is no longer conceived merely as an object to produce aesthetic pleasure. Condition: Good. Part of the text Howe reproduces in the prose sections are also a literal copy of such books, in a manifestation of her particular use of intertextuality in her works. George Jeffery Books Condition: Near Fine. 1662 1st FOLIO ed Eikon Basilike King Charles I England Martyr English Civil War I would rather choose to wear a crown of thorns with my Saviour, than to exchange that of gold, which is due to me, for one of lead, whose embased flexibleness shall be forced to bend and comply to the various and oft contrary dictates of any factions, when instead of reason and public concernments they obtrude nothing but what makes for the interest of parties, and flows from the partialities of private wills and passions. Red cloth, dustwrapper is rubbed and has wear to top and tail of spine + browning to spine. Richard Baron's edition of Eikonoklastes was first published in Baron's edition of Milton's Prose Works in 1753, and this first separate edition appeared in this quarto volume of 96 pages in 1756. New Haven: Yale University Press. In addition to that, we have to recognize contemporary poetry is making use of materials coming from a multitude of sources (history, science, literature, culture, social events, mass media, etc.) More information about this seller Condition: Near Fine. Corners bumped. A book so infrequently found with the portrait by Marshall that earlier bibliographies (incuding Pforzheimer, following Almack's lead) assumed that when one did appear, it was "tipped in". BOOKMARK Illustrated with many reproductions of title-pages. At first sight, the reader notices the poem is mainly constituted by two parts: a prose fragment divided into two segments, and a group of verses intersected between those segments. By Susan Howe. Spine cloth missing, corners worn, dents to edges. 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