The last avant-garde : the making of the New York School of Poets /

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Main Author: Lehman, David, 1948-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Doubleday, 1998.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. The poets
  • Chapter 1. The pursuit of happiness
  • Chapter 2. The band of rivals
  • Chapter 3. The picture of little J. A. in a prospect of flowers / John Ashbery
  • Chapter 4. You just go on your nerve / Frank O'Hara
  • Chapter 5. The pleasures of peace / Kenneth Koch
  • Chapter 6. Things as they are / James Schuyler
  • Part 2. The ordeal of the avant-garde
  • Chapter 7. The avant-garde rides to the rescue
  • Chapter 8. The last avant-garde
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Selected bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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