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Beautiful enemies : friendship and postwar American poetry

Focusing on the work and interrelations of some of the most important and influential postmodernist American poets, this text offers an interpretation of the peculiar dynamics of American avant-garde poetic communities, as it tells the story of a vibrant intellectual community where friendship and writing intersect in fascinating ways
eBook, English, 2006
Oxford University Press, Oxford [England], 2006
Electronic books
1 online resource (xvi, 359 pages)
9781429459136, 9780195343564, 9781281159007, 9780199851010, 9786611159009, 1429459131, 0195343565, 128115900X, 0199851018, 6611159002
Situating the avant-garde in postwar America: community, individualism, and Cold War culture
Emerson, pragmatism, and the "new American poetry"
"my force is in mobility": selfhood and friendship in Frank O'Hara's poetry
Growing up with our brothers all around: John Ashbery and the interpersonal
Amiri Baraka and the poetics of turning away
"Against the speech of friends": Baraka's white friend blues
"A rainy wool Frankie and Johnny": O'Hara, Ashbery, and the paradoxes of friendship
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010
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