Frank O'Hara

Comments & Themes

    • To what extent do you think Personism is unthinkable outside O´Hara´s milieu?


    • Is homosexuality a really necessary issue in a discussion of O´Hara´s poetry?


    • Is O´Hara´s relationship with the arts any different from, say, Ashbery´s?


    • To what extent is irreverence a positive/negative aspect of O´Hara´s poetry?


    • Would you say that cinema plays a role in the shaping of O´Hara´s verses?


    • Consider the role of New York City in the poetry.