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A history of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Author: Neil Pearson; Jack Kahane
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press : [distributor] Marston Book Services Ltd, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Illustrated ed
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Jack Kahane's Obelisk Press published Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Lawrence Durrell, D H Lawrence, and James Joyce among others. This title pulls together the story of Obelisk, including biographies of Kahane and his major and minor authors, and a bibliography of Obelisk books.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Pearson; Jack Kahane
ISBN: 9781846311017 1846311012
OCLC Number: 852009166
Target Audience: Undergraduate.
Description: 528 pages : 32 color, plates ; 23 x 16 x 5 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Key to Reference Works --
Introduction --
Bibliography of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press --
A Items: Books Published by Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press --
B Items: Ephemera of the Obelisk Press --
C Items: The Novels and Short Fiction of Jack Kahane --
D Items: Translations by Jack Kahane --
Author Biographies --
Picture Credits --
Works Consulted --
Index of Authors.
Responsibility: Neil Pearson.

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