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Poets on their poetry project : oral history, 1971-1975.

Project: Poets on their poetry project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcripts 446 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

In these interviews with modern American poets, they discuss the major influences, themes and philosophy of their works and give their impressions of the literary scene in the 1950s and 1960s. Their teaching, editing and publishing activities are described. Participants and pages: John Ashbery, 30; Bill Berkson, 22; Tom Clark, 53; Gregory Corso, 131; James Dickey,, 42 (open); Robert Duncan, 90; Kenneth Koch, 20; John Myers, 29; James Wright, 29 (open). Each interviewee's oral history individually cataloged.


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