Time and the White Tigress. Illustrated by Anita Bigelow.
Portland, Or, Breitenbush Publications, 1986. 23 cm. 79 pages. Illustrations in black and white throughout. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Inscribed and signed by the author to Erik Haugaard, Danish-born American writer, best known for children’s books and for his translations of the works of Hans Christian Andersen.
Mary Ethel Barnard (December 6, 1909 – August 25, 2001) was an American poet, biographer and Greek-to-English translator. She is known for her elegant rendering of the works of Sappho, a translation which has never gone out of print.
Paideuma: A Journal Devoted to Ezra Pound Scholarship, Issue 94, was exclusively dedicated to her work and her correspondence with Pound. Barnard won a Levinson Award of Poetry from Poetry Magazine in 1935, and an Elliston Award for her Collected Poems, a Western States Book Award in 1986, (for Time and the White Tigress). Among other honors were: the Washington State Governor’s Award for achievement in the literary arts, and the May Sarton Award for Poetry from the New England Poetry Club in 1987. (Amazon)