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 contains 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 varied aesthetic sensibilities, together with writers linked to the so-called ny tuition, Beats, Black Mountain, Deep snapshot, San Francisco Renaissance, Umbra, and others. Kane indicates that the importance for literary heritage of this loosely outlined group of poets and artists lies partly in its reclaiming an orally headquartered poetic culture, tailored particularly to open up the probabilities for an aesthetically bold, playful poetics and a politics of pleasure and resistance.
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