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Basil Bunting

(1900—1985) poet

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Agenda

Agenda  

A quarterly journal devoted to poetry and criticism, founded in 1959 by William Cookson. Ezra Pound, with whom Cookson had corresponded since 1955, was the éminence grise behind the magazine ...
Briggflatts

Briggflatts  

A poem by Basil Bunting, published in 1966, and widely regarded as the last major work of poetic Modernism. Prior to its composition in 1965, Bunting had written little since ...
Charles Tomlinson

Charles Tomlinson  

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(1927– ),poet and artist. His aspirations as a painter are reflected in the visual qualities of his verse. His volumes of verse include Relations and Contraries (1951), Seeing is Believing (US 1958; ...
François Villon

François Villon  

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(circa 1431–post 1463) French poetPetit Testament [also known as the Lais] (1456) PoetryGrand Testament [written 1461–2] (1489) PoetryPetit Testament [also known as the Lais] (1456) PoetryGrand ...
Jonathan Williams

Jonathan Williams  

(1929–2008),American poet, born in Asheville, North Carolina, educated at Princeton. From 1951 to 1956 he was closely associated with Black Mountain College and contributed poems to its Review. From ...
Louis Zukofsky

Louis Zukofsky  

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(1904–78),born of Russian immigrant parents on New York's Lower East Side, has come to be recognized as a major poet although his work was not commercially printed in a book until he was in his ...
Nine

Nine  

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A lively monthly for the most part devoted to poetry and polemic, was founded in 1949 as a result of a meeting of nine young writers who decided that it ...
Objectivist

Objectivist  

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School of poetry influenced by William Carlos Williams that came to prominence in the 1930s. It sees poetry as process whose form begins with the object dealt with and moves by improvisation through ...
Regional Poetry

Regional Poetry  

Verse reflecting certain essential aspects of specific geographical areas, generally approximating in size and distinctness of cultural identity to counties. Although there are numerous earlier ...
small presses

small presses  

Fulfil an astonishing variety of functions, some of them marginal, others as crucial as Sylvia Beach's publication of James Joyce's Ulysses, the Gaberbocchus Press's editions of Alfred Jarry's work, ...
Tom Pickard

Tom Pickard  

(1946– ),poet, born in Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne: in 1963 he instigated a celebrated series of poetry readings and performances at the Modern Tower in Newcastle, including a reading by Bunting, ...
Transatlantic Review

Transatlantic Review  

A literary periodical edited from Paris by F. M. Ford, from Jan. 1924 to Jan. 1925, in which he published Joyce, E. E. Cummings, and others. The title was revived in 1959 by J. McCrindle: the new ...

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