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Black Mountain

Located in a collection of church buildings in Black Mountain, North Carolina, Black Mountain College was an educational experiment that lasted from 1933 to 1956. It was one of the first schools to stress the importance of teaching creative arts and the belief that, in combination with technical and analytical skills, the arts are essential to human understanding.

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John Wieners 1934-2002 Beat, Black Mountain, New York School, San Francisco Renaissance
Robert Creeley 1926-2005 Black Mountain
Denise Levertov 1923-1997 Black Mountain
Robert Duncan 1919-1988 Black Mountain, San Francisco Renaissance
Charles Olson 1910-1970 Black Mountain