Tag Archives: Robert Duncan

Plugging Into the Current: The Immediacies of Daphne Marlatt’s Writing

I had a flurry of activity about a month ago. I prepared a talk for a poet’s society with which I was engaged for a couple of months to serve as a sort of “dress rehearsal” for a talk at … Continue reading

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Interview with Miriam Nichols on Mechanic of Splendor

Of the post-war North American poets that wrote from a stance of spontaneity, there are few that spring to mind immediately, Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Jack Spicer, Denise Levertov, Michael McClure and George Bowering. All were friends of Robin Blaser, … Continue reading

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Andrew Schelling and Left Coast Culture

When I was in California in summer of 2017, among my stops were with two poets who were reading a book about the life of Jaime de Angulo (pronounced dan GOO low) who was “a cowboy, cattle rancher, horse-tamer, medical … Continue reading

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