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New York School

The New York School of poetry began around 1960 in New York City. Heavily influenced by surrealism and modernism, the poetry of the New York School was serious but also ironic, and incorporated an urban sensibility into much of the work.

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Jorie Graham 1950- New York School
Alice Notley 1945- New York School
Anne Waldman 1945- New York School, Slam/Spoken Word, Beat
Paul Violi 1944-2011 New York School
Ron Padgett 1942- New York School
Bill Berkson 1939- New York School
Ted Berrigan 1934-1983 Beat, New York School
John Wieners 1934-2002 New York School, San Francisco Renaissance, Beat, Black Mountain
John Ashbery 1927- Romanticism, New York School
Frank O'Hara 1926-1966 New York School

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