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JOYCE, James. Anna Livia Plurabelle--J. JOYCE and Hazel FELMAN (composer). Anna Livia Plurabelle. Text by Joyce with musical setting by Felman. Chicago: The Argus Bookshop Inc., 1935. 4° (303 x 227mm). Original wrappers in original paper slip case. FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 184 OF 350 COPIES. SIGNED BY THE COMPOSER. Slocum and Cahoon Joyce F18.
Martin ROSS. Music and James Joyce. To Accompany Anna Livia Plurabelle by Hazel Felman. [Chicago]: The Argus Bookshop Inc., 1936. 4° (303 x 225mm). Original wrappers. SCARCE. Slocum and Cahoon Joyce F18.
Both in a later cloth-backed folder. FIRST EDITIONS. Felman's musical setting for the last page and a half of Anna Livia Plurabelle and Ross's accompanying notes. 'These notes are abstracted, with several interpolated passages to make them fit the present occasion, from two sources: one a lecture on James Joyce and the Problem of Reality, first delivered by Mr. Ross in 1930; and the other, a projected work on James Joyce, The Musician, begun with Mr. C.S. Hendry in 1932, but set aside to await the completion of Work in Progress' (p.3). (2)
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