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Frank O'Hara

Poet (27-Jun-1926 — 25-Jul-1966)


Jim Elledge (editor). Frank O'Hara: To Be True to a City. University of Michigan Press. 1990. 399pp.

Alan Feldman. Frank O'Hara. Twayne. 1979. 172pp.

Russell Ferguson. In Memory of My Feelings: Frank O'Hara and American Art. University of California Press. 1999. 160pp.

Brad Gooch. City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O'Hara. Random House. 1993. 532pp.

Joe LeSueur. Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. 2003. 305pp.

Marjorie Perloff. Frank O'Hara: Poet Among Painters. George Braziller. 1977. 234pp. Also a revised edition in 1998.

Sarah Riggs. Word Sightings: Poetry and Visual Media in Stevens, Bishop, and O'Hara. Routledge. 2002. 134pp.

Lytle Shaw. Frank O'Hara: The Poetics of Coterie. University of Iowa Press. 2006. 332pp.

Hazel Smith. Hyperscapes in the Poetry of Frank O'Hara: Difference, Homosexuality, Topography. Liverpool University Press. 2000. 230pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  5. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.180)

  6. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.553)

  7. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.149)

  8. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1083-84)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.751)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.543)

  11. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.236)

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