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Published: 01 January 2017

256 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781781383292

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Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Present

Ross Hair

Liverpool University Press

  • The first comprehensive study of a loose collective of influential British and American poets, publishers, and artists that include Lorine Niedecker, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Jonathan Williams, Simon Cutts, Erica Van Horn, and Thomas A. Clark
  • Shows the interconnections between avant-garde and vernacular forms and aesthetics
  • Complements existing studies of twentieth-century transatlantic poetry networks
  • Enhances general understandings of the role and function of small press poetry publishing in the late-twentieth century