All poets welcome : the Lower East Side poetry scene in the 1960s / Daniel Kane.Material type: TextPublication details: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003. Description: 1 online resource (xix, 343 pages  pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780520936430; 0520936434; 9780520233850; 0520233859; 1282762664; 9781282762664; 9786612762666; 6612762667Subject(s): American poetry -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism | Poets, American -- Homes and haunts -- New York (State) -- New York | American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life | Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- In literature | POETRY -- American -- General | POETRY -- General | American poetry | Intellectual life | Literature | Poets, American -- Homes and haunts | New York (State) -- New York | New York (State) -- New York -- Lower East Side | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. Additional physical formats: Print version:: All poets welcome.DDC classification: 811.540 | 811.5409 LOC classification: PS255.N5 | K36 2003ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-293) and index.
Community through poetry -- Oral poetics on the Lower East Side -- The aesthetics of the little -- The Poetry Project at St. Mark's -- Anne Waldman, The World, and the early years at the Poetry Project -- Bernadette Mayer and "language" in the Poetry Project -- Epilogue: Bob Holman, the Poetry Project, and the Nuyorican Poets Cafe -- Playlist for compact disc.
Print version record.
This landmark book, together with its accompanying CD, captures the heady excitement of the vibrant, irreverent poetry scene of New York's Lower East Side in the 1960s. Drawing from personal interviews with many of the participants, from unpublished letters, and from rare sound recordings, Daniel Kane brings together for the first time the people, political events, and poetic roots that coalesced into a highly influential community. From the poetry-reading venues of the early sixties, such as those at the Les Deux Megots and Le Metro coffeehouses to The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church, a v.