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Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara A Memoir

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ISBN-10: 0374529043

ISBN-13: 9780374529048

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joe LeSueur

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An unprecedented eyewitness account of the New York School, as seen between the lines of O'Hara's poetry Joe LeSueur lived with Frank O'Hara from 1955 until 1965, the years when O'Hara wrote his greatest poems, including 'To the Film Industry in Crisis', 'In Memory of My Feelings', 'Having a Coke with You', and the famous Lunch Poems-so called because O'Hara wrote them during his lunch break at the Museum of Modern Art, where he worked as a curator. (The artists he championed include Jackson Pollock, Joseph Cornell, Grace Hartigan, Jane Freilicher, Joan Mitchell, and Robert Rauschenberg.) The flowering of O'Hara's talent, cut short by a fatal car accident in 1966, produced some of the most…    
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List price: $22.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 4/21/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Four Apartments
Who I Am and Where I Am Coming From
Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara
Lines to a Depressed Friend [1953]
Second Avenue [March-April 1953]
Homosexuality [March 1954]
Sonnet [June 14, 1955]
At the Old Place [July 13, 1955]
Poem [August 1955 (?)]
The James Dean Poems [October 1955]
To the Film Industry in Crisis [November 15, 1955]
Radio [December 3, 1955]
At Joan's [July 31, 1959]
Adieu to Norman, Bon Jour to Joan and Jean-Paul [August 7, 1959]
Joe's Jacket [August 10, 1959]
The Vincent Warren Period [1959-61]
The Bill Berkson Period [1960-62]
Personal Poem [August 27, 1959]
Variations on Saturday [December 10, 1960]
Three Poems [April 25, 1961]
The Prevalence of Kenneth Koch [1952-61]
The Rachmaninoff Poems [1953-63]
Poem [February 9, 1962]
Poem [March 9, 1962]
Lunch Poems [1959-65]
The Sentimental Units [1964]
Oedipus Rex [April 7, 1966]
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