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Language Poetry

Coming on the heels of such movements as the Black Mountain and New York schools, language poetry aimed to place complete emphasis on the language of the poem and to create a new way for the reader to interact with the work.

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1946-2013
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namesort ascending years schools & movements
Cole Swensen 1955- Language Poetry
Ron Silliman 1946- Language Poetry
Kay Ryan 1945- Language Poetry
Marie Ponsot 1921- Language Poetry, Metaphysical Poet
Michael Palmer 1942- Language Poetry
Bernadette Mayer 1945- Language Poetry
Jackson Mac Low 1922-2004 Language Poetry
Susan Howe 1937- Language Poetry
Lyn Hejinian 1941- Language Poetry
Paul Celan 1930-1970 Language Poetry

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