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ALT LIT and NY School Poetry


Alt LIT and NY School Poetry (Frank O' Hara and Ted Berrigan etc.)
This same kind of negative review of the legacy of NY School poetics was also leveled at Alt Lit in Vice recently.
Sociability. Pop art. Speed. The bad dna of Frank O Hara and Ted Berrigan etc. The attention deficit of NY School of poetry in the 1950’s and onwards.
Hm . . ALT LIT?
ALT LIT has the DNA of NY School poetry . .  

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Another Ireland: Part Two
Maurice Scully, The Basic Colours. Durham, UK: Pig Press, 1994.
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