Black Mountain poets
The Black Mountain poets, sometimes called projectivist poets, were a group of mid 20th century American avant-garde or postmodern poets centered on Black Mountain College.
Although it lasted only...
Robert Duncan (poet)
Robert Duncan (January 7, 1919 – February 3, 1988) was an American poet and a devotee of H.D. and the Western esoteric tradition who spent most of his career in and around San Francisco. Though associ...
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Joel Oppenheimer
Joel Lester Oppenheimer (Jacob Hammer) (February 18, 1930 – October 11, 1988) was an American poet associated with both the Black Mountain poets and the New York School. He was the first director of t...
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Larry Eigner
Laurence Joel Eigner / Larry Eigner (August 7, 1927 – February 3, 1996) was an American poet of the second half of the twentieth century and one of the principal figures of the Black Mountain School.E...
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Ed Dorn
Edward Merton Dorn (April 2, 1929 – December 10, 1999) was an American poet and teacher often associated with the Black Mountain poets. His most famous work is Gunslinger.
Edward Merton Dorn was b...
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Hilda Morley
Hilda Morley (September 19, 1916 – March 23, 1998) was an American poet associated with the Black Mountain movement.
She was born Hilda Auerbach in New York City to Russian parents. Her father, Ra...
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Denise Levertov
Denise Levertov (24 October 1923 – 20 December 1997) was a British-born American poet.
Levertov was born and grew up in Ilford, Essex. Her mother, Beatrice Adelaide (née Spooner-Jones) Levertoff, ...
Jonathan Williams (poet)
Jonathan Williams (March 8, 1929 – March 16, 2008) was an American poet, publisher, essayist, and photographer. He is known as the founder of The Jargon Society, which has published poetry, experimen...
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Paul Blackburn (U.S. poet)
Paul Blackburn (November 24, 1926 – September 13, 1971) was an American poet. He influenced contemporary literature through his poetry, translations and the encouragement and support he offered to fe...
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Robert Creeley
Robert Creeley (May 21, 1926 – March 30, 2005) was an American poet and author of more than sixty books. He is usually associated with the Black Mountain poets, though his verse aesthetic diverged fro...
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