Skipping Across the Pond: Interaction between American and British Poetries 1964-1970

Robert Hampson, Allen Fisher

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An interview with Allen Fisher about the sourcing of American poetry in London during this period; the activities of American poets in London; discussion of works by Ashbery, Olson, Weiners and Dorn; discussion of work by Roy Fisher, Wendy Mulford, J H Prynne, John Hall, Paul Evans, Pierre Joris, Lee Harwood, Doug Oliver, Veronica Forrest-Thompson, Barry MacSweeney, John Seed and others.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationModernist Legacies
Subtitle of host publicationTrends and Faultlines in British Poetry Today
EditorsAbigail Lang, David Nowell Smith
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)978-1-137-51223-9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2015

Publication series

NameModern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan


  • Modernism
  • UK poetry
  • US poetry
  • Allen Fisher
  • London School of Poetry

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