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Anne Waldman

Anne Waldman (born April 2, 1945) is an American poet. Since the 1960s, Waldman has been an active member of the Outrider experimental poetry community as a writer, performer, collaborator, professor, editor, scholar, and cultural/political activist. She has also been connected to the Beat poets

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I was going to public school in the post-World War II, the grey doldrum years. But I was in this ext ...

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I grew up in New York City in Greenwich Village and had parents who were somewhat bohemian so I was ...

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I had parents who were attentive to what was going on politically. There was the Greek connection, a ...

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Allen's [Gisberg] loyalty to his friends was extraordinary. And as he was dying he was calling peopl ...

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My last bedside conversation in the hospital just a few weeks before Allen Ginsberg died was 'please ...

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I have students whose fathers are voting for Sarah Palin. It's wild.

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Contemporary movies just drive me crazy. The violence and the sentimentality and the spiritual mater ...

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You really felt a radical shift in the advance of a poetics that had really been engendered by [Walt ...

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My father shared the ethos of many of the beat writers and was a friend of Allen Ginsberg. Probably ...

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I still had to correct Allen Ginsberg at times when he called women girls. I'd say. Allen please, it ...

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I don't think it is as a trope or as something in our psyches. There's very little wilderness out th ...

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My mother actually left American in 1929 to be part of an alternative community of bohemians around ...

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Growing up in the fifties, having to wear a dog tag, having to take shelter in a bomb shelter. That ...

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I don't demonize the downside. As we've seen in Egypt and Tahrir square and other recent event, the ...

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I had a student some years ago whose father had worked on the Manhattan Project. I had a student who ...

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