The Selected Letters of George Oppen

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Objectivist poet George Oppen (1908-1984), along with his contemporaries Lorine Niedecker, Charles Reznikoff, and Carl Rakoski, provide an important bridge between the vanguard modernist American poets and the later works of poets such as Robert Creeley. In work often compounded by the populist urbanity of city lives, the Objectivists explored the social statements poetry can make. Because Oppen wrote only one essay and one essay-review, his correspondence, in effect, constitutes his essays. Oppen is emerging as one of the ...

The Selected Letters of George Oppen 1990, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822310174

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The Selected Letters of George Oppen 1990, Duke University Press, North Carolina

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