Collection of 20 poems, assembled by Howard, submitted for publication early in 1928 to Albert & Charles Boni, who rejected it because they were not publishing verse at that time.

Contents

  •  Singers in the Shadows • interior artwork by Robert Bruce Acheson
  • 7 • Introduction (Singers in the Shadows) • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 13 • Zukala’s Hour • [The Zukala Poems: A Narrative Cycle • 2] • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 16 • Night Mood • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 17 • The Sea-Woman • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 19 • The Bride of Cuchulain • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 22 • The Stranger • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 25 • Shadows (“Grey ghost, dim ghost…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 26 • Rebel • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 32 • White Thunder • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 34 • The Men That Walk with Satan • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 37 • Thus Spake Sven the Fool • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 38 • Sacrifice • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 41 • The Witch • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 43 • The Lost Galley • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 46 • Hadrian’s Wall • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 47 • Attila Rides No More • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 48 • The Fear That Follows • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 50 • Destination • (1965) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 52 • The Tavern • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 53 • The Road to Hell • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 55 • The Twin Gates • poem by Robert E. Howard

Notes

549 copies printed
Eight interior full page black & white illustrations.
SINGERS IN THE SHADOWS was compiled and titled by Howard himself in 1928: in that year it was submitted to a New York publishing house, who returned the manuscript with the statement that they were not at that time publishing verse.

Publisher:Donald M. Grant
Year :1970
Book No. :None
Edition :1st
Format :Hardcover with dust jacket  (5 x 6.5 inches)
Pages :55
Cover :David Karbonik
Illustrations :Robert Bruce Acheson

 

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Singers in the Shadows

Collection of 20 poems, assembled by Howard, submitted for publication early in 1928 to Albert & Charles Boni, who rejected it because they were not publishing verse at that time.

Tags: David Karbonik / Robert Bruce Acheson / Robert E. Howard