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New York School Poetry

Primary Texts

Allen, Donald M., ed. The New American Poetry: 1945-1960. 1960.

Antin, David. Talking. 1972.

Antin, David. Talking at the Boundaries. 1974.

Ashbery, John. Turandot and Other Poems (1953), Some Trees (1956), The Poems (1960), The Tennis Court Oath (1962), Rivers and Mountains (1966, Sunrise in Suburbia (1968), Three Madrigals (1969), Fragment (1969), Evening in the Country (1970), The Double Dream of Spring (1970), The New Spirit (1970), Three Poems (1972), The Serious Doll (1975), The Vermont Notebook (With Joe Brainard, 1975), Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (1975). In John Ashbery: Collected Poems, 1956-1987. 2008.

Berrigan, Ted. The Sonnets. 1964.

Brainard, Joe. I Remember. 1975.

Field, Edward. Counting Myself Lucky: Selected Poems 1963-1992. 1992.

Ginsberg, Allen. Howl and Other Poems. 1956.

Guest, Barbara. Selected Poems of Barbara Guest. 2000.

Hall, Donald, ed. Contemporary American Poetry. 1962. 2nd ed. 1984.

Jones, Le Roi. Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note. 1961.

Koch, Kenneth. On the Great Atlantic Rainway: Selected Poems 1950–1988. 1994.

Lowell, Robert. Life Studies and For the Union Dead. 1964.

Mayer, Bernadette. Midwinter Day. 1982.

Notley, Alice. The Descent of Alette. 1996.

Notley, Alice. Mysteries of Small Houses. 1998.

O’Hara, Frank. The Collected Poems of Frank O’Hara. 1971.

Padgett, Ron. Great Balls of Fire. 1969.

Schuyler, James. “The Morning of the Poem.” The Morning of the Poem. 1980.

Waldman, Anne. Helping the Dreamer: New and Selected Poems 1966-1988. 1989.

Secondary Sources

Allen, Donald and Warren Tallman. Poetics of the New American Poetry. 1974.

Fitch, Andy. Pop Poetics: Reframing Joe Brainard. 2012.

Izenberg, Oren. Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life. 2011..

Kane, Daniel. All Poets Welcome: The Lower East Side Poetry Project in the 1960s. 2003.

Kane, Daniel. Don’t Ever Get Famous: Essays on New York Writing after the New York School. Ed. Daniel Kane. 2006.

Koestenbaum, Wayne.  My 1980s & Other Essays. 2013.

Lehman, David. The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School Poets. 1998.

Longenbach, James. “Ashbery and the Individual Talent.” 1997.

Nelson, Maggie. Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions. 2007.

Spacks, Patricia Meyer.  Gossip. 1985.

Shaw, Lytle. Frank O’Hara: The Poetics of Coterie. 2006.

Wolf, Reva. Andy Warhol, Gossip and Poetry in the 1960s. 1997.


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