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Beautiful enemies : friendship and postwar American poetry

Author: Andrew Epstein
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Epstein, Andrew, 1969-
Beautiful enemies.
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005032423
(OCoLC)62282218
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Epstein
ISBN: 9781429459136 1429459131 0195343565 9780195343564 128115900X 9781281159007 9780199851010 0199851018 9786611159009 6611159002
OCLC Number: 94302436
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 359 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Andrew Epstein.
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Excellent study. * The New Yorker *

 
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