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POSSUM WALKED BACKWARDS

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A review of books of verse recently published in the U.S.A. by Robert Creeley , J. V. Cunningham Robert Francis. Galway Kinnell Denise Levertov. John Logan
John Frederick Nims. Charles Olson Anne Sexton and Gilbert Sorrentino with selected poems arranged and introduced by DONALD HALL and read by Donald Hall
Marvin Kane , and Sylvia Plath
Mr. Hall reiects the view that possum walked backwards,' that T. S. Eliot betrayed the literary revolution in the 1920s by becoming a member of the English Establishment; but he believes that the widespread acceptance of this view helps to explain the division of contemporary American poets into academics and wild men, ' palefaces and redskins.'

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Creeley
Unknown: J. V. Cunningham
Unknown: Robert Francis.
Unknown: Denise Levertov.
Unknown: John Logan
Unknown: John Frederick Nims.
Unknown: Charles Olson
Unknown: Anne Sexton
Unknown: Gilbert Sorrentino
Introduced By: Donald Hall
Read By: Donald Hall
Read By: Marvin Kane
Read By: Sylvia Plath
Unknown: T. S. Eliot






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