A Podium Presentation

Russell Atkins

Atkins' first book, A Podium Presentation was published by The Poetry Seminar Press (Brooklyn Heights, Ohio) in 1960. The book's opening poem had appeared in the Seattle magazine Experiment: A Quarterly Of New Poetry (Vol IV, no. 1 [1951]). Back cover lists three of Atkins' previous publications: "The Hypothetical Arbitrary Constant of Inhibition" (see Free Lance 8:2 [1964]); "A psychovisual Perspective for 'Musical' Composition" (see Free Lance 3:2 [1955] and 5:1 [1958]); and "The Invalidity of Dominant Group Educational Forms" (see Free Lance 7:2 [1963]). Blue illustated paper covers with safflower pages. Edition size unknown. This copy with subsequent library cataloguing sticker and re-stapled cloth binding strip.

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