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Poets

American Expansion

Archie Randolph Ammons, one of the great American poets of the twentieth century, never became as widely known as his contemporaries. He avoided reading his poems in public (“I get…

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Filial Poetry

From an interview conducted by Stephen Braitman with Allen Ginsberg and his father, Louis Ginsberg, in 1974. The interview is included in First Thought, a collection of conversations with Allen…

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The Drums of Marrakesh

A Jamaican-born poet chain-smokes as he listens to a circle of drummers in the old market of Marrakesh, circa 2015. The drums sound in the present, but they also sound…

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Same Mistakes

Discussed in this essay: Ted Hughes: The Unauthorized Life, by Jonathan Bate. Harper. 672 pages. $40. harpercollins.com. Among those who knew Ted Hughes — friends, rivals, lovers, wives — it…

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The Body Politic

The battle over Pablo Neruda’s corpse. Read More

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Beat Reporter

From a previously unpublished journal entry by Allen Ginsberg, dated February 18–19, 1965, and collected in The Essential Ginsberg, which will be published next month by Harper Perennial. In 1965, Ginsberg accepted…

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The Body Politic

We were all there for Pablo Neruda, but nobody seemed to like Pablo Neruda. The members of the Chilean media had assembled on a rock formation that rose up from…

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Say Watt?

From a letter by Samuel Beckett, dated February 14, 1957, responding with what he called “heart-felt sympathy” to queries from a German translator of his 1935 poetry collection Echo’s Bones…

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Mostpeople’s Poet

Discussed in this essay: E. E. Cummings: A Life, by Susan Cheever. Pantheon Books. 240 pages. $26.95. E. E. Cummings: Complete Poems, 1904–1962, edited by George James Firmage. Liveright. 1,136 pages. $50. I cannot be…

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March 2014