A Talk with Edwin Markham ca 1920s by Fred Lockley - on the Mystery of Life & Death - Oregon Authors - Oregon Poet Laureate


Title: A Talk with Edwin Markham

Author: Fred Lockley

Description: Staple-bound in thin card wraps. No date (published circa 1920's). Light soiling to rear cover. Previous owner's name on inside of front cover, otherwise interior is clean. Frontispiece portrait of Markham. [12] pages. 6.8 x 5 inches.

Philosophical reflections of the American poet, Edwin Markham (1852-1940), as recorded by Fred Lockley, who had recently spent an hour talking with him. The subject of Markham's was "the unveiled mystery of life and the veiled mystery of death." Markham had been the inaugural Poet Laureate of Oregon for the years 1923 to 1931.

Fred Lockley (1871-1958) was an Oregon journalist and historian, who at one point had been the tutor of the future United States President Herbert Hoover.

This copy of A Talk with Edwin Markham belonged to Ruth Hopkins Strode, the society editor for the Oregon Journal & Oregonian, 1926-1944.

Binding: Staple bound soft cover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: n/a
Place: n/a
Year: No date (published circa 1920's)

Keywords: Edwin Markham, Oregon author, Oregon, poet laureate,

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