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The San Francisco poetry renaissance, 1955-1960

by Warren G. French

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Published by Twayne in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • California,
  • San Francisco,
  • San Francisco.
    • Subjects:
    • American poetry -- California -- San Francisco -- History and criticism,
    • Poets, American -- Homes and haunts -- California -- San Francisco,
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Beat generation -- California -- San Francisco,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Intellectual life,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-134) and index.

      StatementWarren French.
      SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 575
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS285.S3 F74 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 143 p. :
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1885422M
      ISBN 100805776214
      LC Control Number90046444

      The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance, avg rating — 4 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5().   San Francisco isn’t like other cities. It’s only 7-by-7 miles, making it America’s tiny urban treasure. Stocked with breathtaking vistas, sultry fog, and a boom-and-bust history, it has.

      When he showed up in San Francisco in , McClure enrolled at San Francisco State and took literature classes. Ever since the Six Gallery reading, he's fused the spoken word to live music. Like the paintings and sculptures of the Renaissance, the era’s books and their artisanal bindings uplifted man to.

      The City Lights Pocket Poets Series is a series of poetry collections published by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and City Lights Books of San Francisco since August The series is most notable for the publication of Allen Ginsberg's literary milestone "Howl", which led to an obscenity charge for the publishers that was fought off with the aid of the ACLU. Poet Richard Duerden was born in Utah and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He joined the Merchant Marines and the Marine Corps and was educated at the University of California. A member of the San Francisco Renaissance poetry movement, Duerden founded the literary journals Foot and the Rivoli Review. His books of poetry include The Fork (), The Left Hand & The Glory of Her .


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The San Francisco poetry renaissance, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. 1955-1960 book A well-documented review of background and scholarship on the Beats that begins with Allen Ginsberg's famous reading of "Howl'' at the Six Gallery on October 7,this study (with extensive.

: San Francisco Poetry Renaissance, (Twayne's United States Authors Series) (): French, Warren G.: BooksCited by: 4. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: French, Warren G., San Francisco poetry renaissance,   one of the reasons for the familial relationship between the so-called Beat generation and San Francisco Renaissance is that the renaissance, the rebirth of poetry in San Francisco, is commonly dated from the incredible moment in october when the Six Gallery was the scene of Allen ginsberg's first public performance of howl, undoubtedly.

The "San Francisco Renaissance" is the name given to the emergence of writers and artists in the Bay Area at the end of World War II. It was not a single movement, but rather a collage of many different communities that migrated to San Francisco during the postwar era seeking out the remnants of bohemian culture in America.

Travel to mid-century California to take influence and inspiration from the ‘San Francisco Renaissance’. ‘The murmur inside the work at the edge of the words’ – Robin Blaser Driven by a need to categorize, mid-century bay area writers and artists adhering to an avant-garde aesthetic were identified as belonging to the ‘San Francisco Renaissance’.

One of the reasons for the familial relationship between the so-called Beat generation and San Francisco Renaissance is that the renaissance, the rebirth of poetry in San Francisco, is commonly dated from the incredible moment in October when the Six Gallery was the scene of Allen Ginsberg’s first The San Francisco poetry renaissance performance of Howl, undoubtedly one of the most important moments in.

San Francisco Renaissance Poets associated with the San Francisco Renaissance include Kenneth Rexroth, Robert Duncan, Robin Blaser, Jack Spicer, and Michael McClure. Though the poets wrote in different styles and often espoused different aesthetic and political views, all favored the Modernist tradition of innovation, and many were.

In The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance, () Warren French called it the city police's "last highly publicized case of attempted censorship". A federal court. Though the term "San Francisco Renaissance" is usually associated with the Beat movement, it was in reality a collage of different communities, often at odds with one another, whose agendas were social and political as much as aesthetic.

These subcommunities provided important contexts for subsequent counterculture developments such as gay liberation, feminism, and the New Left long before.

The San Francisco Renaissance seemed to burst upon theAmerican scene in the s like a tempest. Its defining characteristics-an intentional "provincialism," Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century book.

Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century. DOI link for Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth. The San Francisco Renaissance is the first overview of this major American literary movement.

Michael Davidson recounts its emergence during the postwar period in the San Francisco Bay area as defined by poets such as Kenneth Rexroth, Robert Duncan and William Everson, and then as it blossomed into the literary excitements associated with the Beat movement and with writers like Jack Kerouac.

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The term San Francisco Renaissance is used as a global designation for a range of poetic activity centered on San Francisco, which brought it to prominence as a hub of the American poetry avant-garde in the s.

[1] However, others (e.g., Alan Watts, Ralph J. Gleason) felt this renaissance was a broader phenomenon and should be seen as also encompassing the visual and performing arts. “Some people regard Ruth as the mother of the Beats,” said Jack Hirschman, emeritus poet laureate of San Francisco.

“She wrote in jazz rhythms and her work was fundamentally experimental. All the other poets had great respect for her.” Poetry was a crowded endeavor in San Francisco from the mids to the mids. Buy The San Francisco Renaissance: Poetics and Community at Mid-Century (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture) Reprint by Davidson, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. ISBN: Boston, MA: Twayne, First Edition. Hard Cover. The best volume on the history of the SF poetry Renaissance that brought poets Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Philip Whalen, Gary Snyder & others international prominence.

Unread condition. A 1/8 closed faint tear on back jacket panel, otherwise perfect. As New / Near Fine. The San Francisco Bay Area has been home to some of the greatest literary movements and figures of the past century.

For instance, the San Francisco Renaissance gave way to the Beat Generation writers, and the literary culture has continued to flourish today. Here is a list of five books of poetry that focus on the Bay Area landscape.

The poet Robin Blaser (–) was an important participant in the Berkeley Renaissance of the s and San Francisco poetry circles of the s.

The book illuminates Blaser’s distinctive responses to and relationships with familiar writers including Robert Duncan, Jack Spicer, and Charles Olson via their correspondence. Ferlinghetti, formerly San Francisco's poet laureate, went on to become an even more popular writer than Ginsberg; his book-length poem "A.

Looking for books by Warren G. French? See all books authored by Warren G. French, including San Francisco Poetry Renaissance, (Twayne's United States Authors Series), and A Companion to Grapes of Wrath, and more on   The first sense is what the author intended. The book--well, academic monograph--sets out to puncture the myth of the beats: that all San Francisco post-War writers were part of the beats, and that all those associated with the beats believed the same things/5(2).By the late s, Rexroth was laying the groundwork for what would become the San Francisco Renaissance.

He promoted the poetry of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Philip Whalen, Denise Levertov, William Everson, LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), and many others on the radio station KPFA. He organized a weekly salon and invited friends and other poets to come.