PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY AND INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND LETTERS. (May 19, 1976). Second Series, Number Twenty-Seven


New York: American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, (1977).. (1977).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wrappers. [viii] & 74 pages. There is some very light foxing to the fore-edge and to the top & bottom edges. Near fine.

Among the contents are speeches presenting medals to Leon Edel by Malcolm Cowley, to Samuel Barber by William Schumann and to Allen Tate by Stanley Kunitz, with brief acceptance speeches by Edel and Barber. There are commemorative tributes to Samuel Eliot Morison by Henry Steele Commager, to Walter Lippmann by George F. Kennan and to Thornton Wilder by Leon Edel. An address by Henry Steele Commager is titled "Recreating the Community of Culture". Richard Wilbur gives the opening introduction.

Title: PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY AND INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND LETTERS. (May 19, 1976). Second Series, Number Twenty-Seven

Author Name: (Cowley, Malcolm; Edel, Leon; Wilbur, Richard; Kunitz, Stanley; Barber, Samuel; Schumann, William; Commager, Henry Steele; et al)

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: New York: American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, (1977).: (1977).

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 22625

Keywords: LITERATURE; PROCEEDINGS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY AND INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND LETTERS; SPEECHES; ADDRESSES; COMMEMORATIVE TRIBUTES; LEON EDEL; RICHARD WILBUR; MALCOLM COWLEY; STANLEY KUNITZ; HENRY STEELE COMMAGER; GEORGE F. KENNAN; MUSIC; COMPOSERS; SAMUEL BA