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    The New York Poets: An Anthology (New York Poets S.) (Paperback) By (author) John Ashbery, By (author) Frank O'Hara, By (author) Kenneth Koch, By (author) James Schuyler, Edited by Mark Ford, Edited by Trevor Winkfield

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    DescriptionFor the first time, "The New York Poets" gathers in a single volume the best work of four extraordinary poets: Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, and James Schuyler. By the early 1950s all four were settled in Manhattan, collaborating, competing and encouraging each other's radical experiments with language and form. Much of their work reflects their participation in the creative energies of the New York art scene, 'the floods of paint', to quote James Schuyler, 'in whose crashing surf we all scramble'. Believing that anything could be material for a poem, they transformed American poetry with their irreverent wit and daring. Mark Ford's anthology is an essential introduction to four poets whose work has influenced poetry around the world. It includes detailed background information and a substantial bibliography.


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    Title
    The New York Poets
    Subtitle
    An Anthology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Ashbery, By (author) Frank O'Hara, By (author) Kenneth Koch, By (author) James Schuyler, Edited by Mark Ford, Edited by Trevor Winkfield
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 214
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 335 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781857547344
    ISBN 10: 1857547349
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCQ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010
    DC22: 811.5408097471
    Thema V1.0: DCQ
    Publisher
    Carcanet Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Carcanet Press Ltd
    Publication date
    25 March 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Manchester
    Author Information
    MARK FORD was born in 1962. His publications include two collections of poetry, Landlocked (Chatto, 1992, 1998) and Soft Sift (Faber, 2001); a critical biography of Raymond Roussel; a substantial interview with John Ashbery (Between the Lines, 2003) and a selection of the poems of Frank O'Hara for Carcanet ('Why I Am Not a Painter' and other poems). He contributes to the Times Literary Supplement and the London Review of Books. He teaches at University College London. TREVOR WINKFIELD was born in Leeds in 1944. He exhibits his paintings at Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, and has recently published a collaboration with the poet Kenward Elmslie, Snippets. He is the editor and translator of Raymond Roussel's How I Wrote Certain of My Books and Other Writings (Exact Change).
    Table of contents
    Frank O'Hara John Ashbery Kenneth Koch James Schuyler