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Frank O'Hara: Poet Among Painters #2020

Frank O'Hara: Poet Among Painters By Marjorie Perloff Frank O Hara Poet Among Painters Drawing extensively upon the poet s unpublished manuscripts poems journals essays and letters as well as all his published works Marjorie Perloff presents Frank O Hara as one of the central poets
  • Title: Frank O'Hara: Poet Among Painters
  • Author: Marjorie Perloff
  • ISBN: 9780226660592
  • Page: 100
  • Format: Paperback
  • Frank O'Hara: Poet Among Painters By Marjorie Perloff Drawing extensively upon the poet s unpublished manuscripts poems, journals, essays, and letters as well as all his published works, Marjorie Perloff presents Frank O Hara as one of the central poets of the postwar period and an important critic of the visual arts Perloff traces the poet s development through his early years at Harvard and his interest in French Dadaism aDrawing extensively upon the poet s unpublished manuscripts poems, journals, essays, and letters as well as all his published works, Marjorie Perloff presents Frank O Hara as one of the central poets of the postwar period and an important critic of the visual arts Perloff traces the poet s development through his early years at Harvard and his interest in French Dadaism and Surrealism to his later poems that fuse literary influence with elements from Abstract Expressionist painting, atonal music, and contemporary film This edition contains a new Introduction addressing O Hara s homosexuality, his attitudes toward racism, and changes in poetic climate cover the past few decades A groundbreaking study This book is a genuine work of criticism Through Marjorie Perloff s book we see an O Hara perhaps only his closer associates saw before a poet fully aware of the traditions and techniques of his craft who, in a life tragically foreshortened, produced an adventurous if somewhat erratic body of American verse David Lenson, Chronicle of Higher Education Perloff is a reliable, well informed, discreet, sensitive guide She is impressive in the way she deals with O Hara s relationship to painters and paintings, and she does give first rate readings of four major poems Jonathan Cott, New York Times Book Review
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    1. this book was first published in 1977 lamenting o hara s exclusion from antholgies at the time and suggesting that o hara will be an important poet for future generations wow, i m reading this book 30 years after it was first published it s just weird for me to be in the midst of the fulfillment of her wish i m excited to devote some attention to o hara right now i taught lunch poems once and read portrait in a convex mirror and wasn t very enthused sometimes it isn t the right time to be readin [...]


    2. Strong survey of my favorite poet, with a nice mixture of biographical detail, line analysis, and contextual comparison Perloff is smart to set O Hara off against the painters who were both his friends and the subject of his day job asst curator at MOMA , and I came away with a better understanding of his work in the context of mid century abstract art There s a nice amount of detail from personal interviews as well, and the life story is touching w o overwhelming the material Perloff is reliant [...]



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