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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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Ted Berrigan 1934-1983 Beat, New York School
Bill Berkson 1939- New York School
John Ashbery 1927- New York School, Romanticism