Close Readings: On Frank O'Hara and John Ashbery

Seamus Perry and Mark Ford discuss the lives and works of Frank O’Hara and John Ashbery, close friends and leading lights of the New York School, who sought to create an anti-academic, hedonistic poetry, freeing themselves from the puritan American tradition.

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Title music by Kieran Brunt / Produced by Anthony Wilks

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