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By James Fenimore Cooper

The vintage story of Hawkeye—Natty Bumppo—the frontier scout who grew to become his again on "civilization," and his friendship with a Mohican warrior as they escort sisters during the risky wasteland of Indian nation in frontier the USA.

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Rosenberg, who, along with Clement Greenberg, was one of the major advocates and interpreters of the Abstract Expressionist avant-garde, writes in 1968 that the key is the ideological community, that is to say, a collective movement based on certain intellectual presuppositions. An individual can be an innovator, but there is no such thing as an avant-garde individual, except as a follower or leader. . Those who are looking for avant-gardes are looking for a convinced crowd. An individual who is an innovator spies upon the unknown, but only a phalanx can take up a forward position.

Six months later, in January 1952, O’Hara wrote the poem “Brothers,” a conscious testament to the “silent generosities” of his newfound fraternity of peers that typically both catalogs his friends (Ashbery, Schuyler, and Koch) and notes their differences as poets: “John’s most sophistical, / Jimmy seriousest, Kenneth large, locomotive, / laughing like Midas of the Closed Fist” (CP, 75). The first issue of Origin, which truly inaugurated a Black Mountain or projectivist poetic coterie, practically coincided with Goodman’s piece in 1951, as did Olson’s rectorship at Black Mountain College.

For Bürger, the avant-garde impulse and the individual self are mortal enemies. Situating the Avant-Garde in Postwar America 33 This powerful identification of the avant-garde with a belief that art must be anti-individual and collective in orientation has persisted in more recent evaluations of the concept. In her 1997 book, The Poetic Avant-Garde: The Groups of Auden, Borges, and Breton, Beret Strong defines her central term in like manner: The historical avant-garde is well described as a tendency among writers to form communities—fellowships of discourse—from which to explore the possibilities of aesthetic innovation and transfiguring social activism open to writers.

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