Title: The Dust Dance ("The sin and jest of the times am I...")

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Title: The Dust Dance ("The sin and jest of the times am I...") Title Record # 1423013
Author: Robert E. Howard
Date: 1968-00-00
Type: POEM
Language: English
Note: Sometimes designated as version 2 of the 3 Howard poems with this name. Lines 9-12, 29-32, 45-48 and 49-52 are identical to lines 1-3, 5-8, 13-16 and 9-12, respectively, of version 1 ("For I, with the shape of my kin, the ape..."). First published in The Howard Collector # 10, Spring 1968. Version 3 of poems with the same name is now thought to be the last part of this version (lines 81-96); published copies prior to 2009 do not include lines beyond 80. This version was found among Howard's papers by Glenn Lord, but that typescript is now lost. Lines 19-52 appear on p. 40 of The Dark Barbarian, ed. Don Herron.
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1968 The Dust Dance: Selections, Version II

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Howard Collector, #10 Spring 1968 1968-00-00 ed. Glenn Lord Glenn Lord   $0.60 44 ph fanzine Checkmark
Echoes from an Iron Harp 1972-00-00 Robert E. Howard Donald M. Grant   $6.00 109 hc coll Alicia Austin Checkmark
The Best of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1: Crimson Shadows 2007-08-00 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-49018-5 $16.95 xxii+
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The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard 2009-01-00 Robert E. Howard The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press   $59.00 lxxix+
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The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard 2009-04-00 Robert E. Howard The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press   $59.00 lxxix+
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The Collected Poetry of Robert E. Howard 2009-08-00 Robert E. Howard The Robert E. Howard Foundation Press   $59.00 lxxix+
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Crimson Shadows: The Best of Robert E. Howard, Volume One 2009-08-31 Robert E. Howard Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-263-4 $150.00 xxii+
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Crimson Shadows: The Best of Robert E. Howard, Volume One 2009-08-31 Robert E. Howard Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-263-4 $400.00 xxii+
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