Modernist Looking: Surreal Impressions in the Poetry of Allen Ginsberg

@article{Jackson2010ModernistLS,
  title={Modernist Looking: Surreal Impressions in the Poetry of Allen Ginsberg},
  author={Brian D. Jackson},
  journal={Texas Studies in Literature and Language},
  year={2010},
  volume={52},
  pages={298 - 323}
}
  • B. Jackson
  • Published 20 August 2010
  • Art
  • Texas Studies in Literature and Language
����� ��� Of all the major poets writing outside of academia in the 1950s, Allen Ginsberg’s claims to be a legitimate inheritor of Modernist experimentation seem to have been taken the least seriously. In contrast, linking the Black Mountain School with Modernism is common; in Charles Olson’s case, his inclusion of historical material in his Maximus poems follows Pound’s famous definition of an epic as a “poem including history” (“Date Line” 86). Understandably, seen within the historical Beat… 
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