HEATH, Dave. A Dialogue With Solitude. (Toronto): Lumiere Press, 2000.


£175.00



HEATH, Dave.
A Dialogue With Solitude.
(Toronto): Lumiere Press, 2000.

4to (316 × 239 mm), pp.[100]. 82 black-and-white photographs. Texts by Hugh Edwards, Robert Frank, and Dave Heath. Grey endpapers. Grey cloth-covered boards, spine lettered in black. Black-and-white photo-illustrated dust-jacket, white, text in black. Fine.

Second edition, the original was published in 1965. 'A Dialogue With Solitude is a paean to life - tragic, comic and lyrical. The photographs are arranged in ten sections and are designed to be viewed in sequence. They follow a progression from weariness and despair, to anger, agony, and in the last few photographs, to the joy and jubilation of shared experience. Each section is complemented by a quotation from diverse writers, among them Yeats, Rilke, Hazlitt and James Baldwin. Between words and pictures the common denominator is always a common humanity.'

 


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