The Oppens Remembered: Poetry, Politics, and Friendship

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Poet George Oppen (1908-1984) and artist and writer Mary Oppen (1908-1990) were striking, exemplary, and somewhat mysterious cultural figures of the last decades of the twentieth century. To a younger group of artists, George Oppen functioned as a mentor, an irritant, and a supporter. Together, because of their intense and unique union, the Oppens provided a model of the companionate artistic life. In this book the poets, editors, writers, composers, and teachers who knew the couple consider their encounters and ...

The Oppens Remembered: Poetry, Politics, and Friendship 2015, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM

ISBN-13: 9780826356239

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