By Daniel Kane
The voices and works of John Ashbery, Amiri Baraka, Charles Bernstein, invoice Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Kenneth Koch, Bernadette Mayer, Ron Padgett, Denise Levertov, Paul Blackburn, Frank O'Hara, and so on brighten up those pages, and the thirty five-track CD comprises recordings of a number of of the poets examining from their paintings within the sixties and seventies. The reduce East Side's cafes, coffeehouses, and salons introduced jointly poets of assorted aesthetic sensibilities, together with writers linked to the so-called ny institution, Beats, Black Mountain, Deep snapshot, San Francisco Renaissance, Umbra, and others. Kane indicates that the importance for literary historical past of this loosely outlined neighborhood of poets and artists lies partially in its reclaiming an orally situated poetic culture, tailored in particular to open up the probabilities for an aesthetically bold, playful poetics and a politics of pleasure and resistance.
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These poetesses like to be females; but they also like to have, both ﬁguratively and literally, a good fucking time with males; and they do. 72 One should keep in mind that Ellis was speaking as a progressive in his depiction of women poets, since Femora published sexually explicit and “obscene” language in an environment that had previously resisted new realist 20 COMMUNITY THROUGH POETRY writing by women. In a radio interview with David Ossman, Olson protégé Paul Blackburn went so far as to suggest that women should naturally avoid using “common” speech in their poetry.
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