Schlagwort: Dwight Garner

Zwei amerikanische Stimmen

“I’m the first person who’ll put it to you,” Bob Dylan said in a 1978 interview, “and the last person who’ll explain it to you.” The Swedish Academy, which awarded Mr. Dylan the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday, has put it to us,…

40. „Lunch Poems“ turns 50

Frank O’Hara’s “Lunch Poems,” the little black dress of American poetry books, redolent of cocktails and cigarettes and theater tickets and phonograph records, turns 50 this year. It seems barely to have aged. O’Hara wrote these poems, some during his lunch hour, while working…