In the early 90s I taught my class on the literature and culture of the 1950s.
I've written a brief review of Alan Wald's new book Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade.
Kenneth Rexroth in the New York Times Book Review in 1961 on the new poets: Denise Levertov was tops, with Robert Creeley a close second, Charles Olson third (oh C.O.
Tony Green of New Zealand makes 3-dimensional word-things.
In Understanding Poetry: An Anthology for College Students, Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1938) dictated the order in wh