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Muriel Rukeyser, Wallace Stevens: Books of the Dead

December 26, 1012 There’s a picture of the two of them – Stevens standing at the back, and Rukeyser seated in front with Marianne Moore.   To the left of him from where they were, and to the left of … Continue reading

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Margaret Fuller, H.D., Joanne Kyger

December 7, 2011 Why is it that all of them reach back to ancient Greece, and not always out of any reverence for the classics?   Of the three, Margaret Fuller is the most law-abiding: in Woman in the Nineteenth Century, … Continue reading

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Joanne Kyger and Gary Snyder

November 23, 2011 ‘The name is Joanne Kyger, yes, with a “y.”   As in “Tyger! Tyger! burning bright.”  She was with the Beats.   And she knew some Japanese — she’d learned it when she went to Kyoto with her … Continue reading

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