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San Francisco Renaissance

The "San Francisco Renaissance" is the name given to the emergence of writers and artists in the Bay Area at the end of World War II.

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1905-1982
1930-
1929-2004
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Gary Snyder 1930- Beat, Ethnopoetics, San Francisco Renaissance, Surrealism
Thom Gunn 1929-2004 San Francisco Renaissance
Allen Ginsberg 1926-1997 Beat, San Francisco Renaissance, Slam/Spoken Word
James Merrill 1926-1995 San Francisco Renaissance
Jack Spicer 1925-1965 San Francisco Renaissance
Robert Duncan 1919-1988 Black Mountain, San Francisco Renaissance
Helen Adam 1909-1993 San Francisco Renaissance
Kenneth Rexroth 1905-1982 Beat, Jazz Poetry, Objectivists, San Francisco Renaissance