Modernist poetry in English
Modernist poetry in English started in the early years of the 20th century with the appearance of the Imagists. In common with many other modernists, these poets wrote in reaction to the perceived exc...
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Language poets
The Affordable House Band performing the Alex Lord and Ollie Sykes number The Ordinary Language Poets at the Civic Design Christmas Social at Bumper, Hardman...
Beat Generation
The Beat Generation was a group of American post-World War II writers who came to prominence in the 1950s, as well as the cultural phenomena that they both documented and inspired. Central elements of...
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British Poetry Revival
"The British Poetry Revival" is the general name given to a loose poetry movement in Britain that took place in the 1960s and 1970s. The revival was a modernist-inspired reaction to the Movement's mor...
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Imagism
Imagism was a movement in early 20th-century Anglo-American poetry that favored precision of imagery and clear, sharp language. It has been described as the most influential movement in English poetry...
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Language poets
The Language poets (or L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets, after the magazine of that name) are an avant garde group or tendency in United States poetry that emerged in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Language poe...
Objectivist poets
The Objectivist poets were a loose-knit group of second-generation Modernists who emerged in the 1930s. They were mainly American and were influenced by, amongst others, Ezra Pound and William Carlos ...
L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E (magazine)
L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E was an avant garde poetry magazine edited by Charles Bernstein and Bruce Andrews that ran thirteen issues from 1978 to 1981. Along with This (journal), it is the magazine most often re...
Annex Press
ANNEX PRESS is an experimental small press founded in 1973 by Julian Kabza, aka Tod Kabza, writer, publisher, editor, visual artist. In the 1970s and 80's, Annex published work of new music documentat...
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David Melnick
David Melnick (born in 1938) is an American poet. Melnick has written four books of poetry to date: Eclogs (1972); PCOET (1975); Men in Aida, Book One (1983), and A Pin's Fee.Melnick is commonly regar...
Michael John Fles
Michael John Fles (born November 11, 1936), known both as John Fles and Michael Fles, is an American poet, editor, musician and film personality. Professor David James referred to him as "the single m...
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T. E. Hulme
Thomas Ernest Hulme (/hjuːm/; 16 September 1883 – 28 September 1917) was an English critic and poet who, through his writings on art, literature and politics, had a notable influence upon modern...
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P. Inman
Peter Inman (writing as P. Inman) is an American poet who was born in 1947 and raised on Long Island. He is a graduate of Georgetown University. Since 1980 he has worked at the Library of Congress, wh...
Clive Fencott
Clive Fencott (born 1952) is a writer and sound poet, a performer associated with the British Poetry Revival, and an academic.Fencott was born in Lydney and began writing poetry in the mid-sixties whi...
Fanny Howe
Fanny Howe (born October 15, 1940 in Buffalo, New York) is an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. She has written many novels in prose collection. Howe was awarded the 2009 Ruth Lilly Poe...
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James Reaney
James Crerar Reaney, OC FRSC (September 1, 1926 – June 11, 2008) was a Canadian poet, playwright, librettist, and professor, "whose works transform small-town Ontario life into the realm of...
Michael Heller (poet)
Michael Heller (born May 11, 1937), is an American poet, essayist and critic. Among his many books are Exigent Futures, In The Builded Place, Wordflow and Living Root: A Memoir. He wrote the libretto ...
P. K. Page
Patricia Kathleen "P. K." Page, CC OBC FRSC (November 23, 1916 – January 14, 2010) was best known as a Canadian poet, though the citation as she was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal S...
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Mary Oppen
Mary Oppen (November 28, 1908 – May 14, 1990) was an American activist, artist, photographer, poet and writer.
Born as Mary Colby in Kalispell, Montana, she was raised in the Pacific Northwest and...
Writers Forum
Writers Forum is a small publisher, workshop and writers' network established by Bob Cobbing. The roots of Writers Forum were in the 1954 arts organisation Group H, and the And magazine that Cobbing e...
Erica Hunt
Erica Hunt (born March 12, 1955) is a U.S. poet, essayist, teacher, mother, and organizer from New York City. She is often associated with the group of Language poets from her days living in San Fran...
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Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was an American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and he spent most of his life...
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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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Lorine Niedecker
Lorine Faith Niedecker (English: pronounced Needecker) (May 12, 1903 – December 31, 1970) was a Wisconsin poet and the only woman associated with the Objectivist poets. She is widely credited for demo...
Wilfred Watson
Wilfred Watson (May 1, 1911 – March 25, 1998) was professor emeritus of English at Canada's University of Alberta for many years. He was also an experimental Canadian poet and dramatist, whose i...