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    Joanne Kyger (November 19, 1934 - March 22, 2017) was an American poet. Her poetry was influenced by her practice of Zen Buddhism and her ties to the poets of Black Mountain, the San Francisco Renaissance,…
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    Areas of specialisation: 1934 births, 2017 deaths, American women poets, Beat Generation writers, Modernist women writers, Modernist writers

    03/25/2017 21:47

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Joanne Kyger (November 19, 1934 - March 22, 2017) was an American poet. Her poetry was influenced by her practice of Zen Buddhism and her ties to the poets of Black Mountain, the San Francisco Renaissance, and the Beat generation.

Overview
Kyger studied at the University of California, Santa Barbara,before moving to San Francisco, in 1957, and becoming involved with the poetry scene around Jack Spicer and Robert Duncan.
In 1960 she joined Gary Snyder (whom she had met in San Francisco in 1958) in Japan. They were married on February 28, immediately after her arrival. She later travelled to India with Snyder, Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, where she met with the Dalai Lama. She returned to the United States in 1964 and her first book, The Tapestry and the Web was published the next year.
In 1965, she married Jack Boyce. They separated in the early seventies.
Kyger has published more than twenty books of poetry and prose, including Going On: Selected Poems, 1958–1980, (1983); and, Just Space: poems, 1979-1989 (1991). She has lived in Bolinas since 1968, where she has edited the local newspaper. She has also done some occasional teaching at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics of Naropa University, in Boulder, Colorado.

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  • Joanne Kyger (19 novembre 1934 - 22 marzo 2017) è stata una poetessa americana. La sua poesia era influenzata dalla pratica del buddismo zen e dai suoi legami con i poeti della Black Mountain, la Renaissance di San Francisco, e la beat generation.

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    Kyger studiò all'Università della California, a Santa Barbara, prima di trasferirsi a San Francisco nel 1957 e cominciare ad essere coinvolta sulla scena poetica con Jack Spicer e Robert Duncan.
    Nel 1960 si unì a Gary Snyder (che aveva conosciuto a San Francisco nel 1958) in Giappone. Si sposarono il 28 febbraio, subito dopo il suo arrivo. In seguito, viaggiò in India con Snyder, Allen Ginsberg e Peter Orlovsky; lì incontrò il Dalai Lama. Ritornò negli Stati Uniti nel 1964 ed il suo primo libro, "The Tapestry and the Web" fu pubblicato l'anno successivo.
    Nel 1965 sposò Jack Boyce. Si separarono all'inizio degli anni '70- Kyger ha pubblicato più di venti libri di poesia e prosa, tra cui: "Going On: Selected Poems, 1958–1980", (1983); "Just Space: poems, 1979-1989" (1991). Ha vissuto a Bolinas dal 1968, dove è diventata editrice del giornale locale. Ha anche insegnato occasionalmente alla Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics dell'Università di Naropa a Boulder, Colorado.
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