Suite of eight autograph letters signed. 12 pages. Accompanied by two typescripts of her poems "The sense of smell" (one page, 1968) and "Anvil flowers (for Reinhoud)" (five pages, 1975) .

1967-1975. The letters, to Stephen Schwartz, then editor of the surrealist review "Antinarcissus," 1967-75. touch on her personal life, habits, health, with discussion of surrealism and various surrealists, politics, poetry, etc. Item #18565

Joyce Mansour (1928-1986), born in England to Egyptian-Jewish parents, spent her childhood in Cairo, and moved to Paris in the 1950s, where she became identified with the surrealist movement.

Price: $750.00

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