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Selected Poems

Author : John Ashbery
ISBN : 1857544129
Genre : English poetry
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During his career John Ashbery has been hailed as the eminence grise of postmodernism, championed by W.H. Auden and has carried off every major literary prize. Drawn from the work he published up to 1984, this collection makes a wide range of this poet's writing available.

A Wave

Author : John Ashbery
ISBN : 0140423435
Genre : Fiction
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Poems consider nature, familiarity, memories, love, happiness, language, drama, destiny, individuality, and experience

The Poet As Aesthete A Study In Selected Poems By John Ashbery

Author : Muhanned Ajel
ISBN : 3659930563
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Self Portrait In A Convex Mirror

Author : John Ashbery
ISBN : 9780140586688
Genre : Poetry
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The acclaimed American poet's seventh collection, portraying the new stirrings, the final whispers, the unvisited places, and the disguises of reality that identify an intensely individual vision

April Galleons

Author : John Ashbery
ISBN : 9781480459069
Genre : Poetry
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In Ashbery’s 1987 collection, ballads, folklore, and fairy tales mesh with the anxieties and idioms of modern life For a book by one of the leading avant-garde poets of modern literature, John Ashbery’s April Galleons is suffused with voices from the past. There are echoes of the Romantics in the elegiac “A Mood of Quiet Beauty” and “Vetiver,” allusions to ballads and folkloric epics in “Finnish Rhapsody” and “Forgotten Song,” and veiled references to legends, folk songs, and fairy tales. But as always with Ashbery, the modern world is the microphone through which these past voices are made to speak, amplified and invigorated by Ashbery’s signature wit and generosity of spirit. A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in the year in which it was first published, April Galleons is a must-read collection from a notable period in John Ashbery’s long and lauded career.

Collected French Translations Poetry

Author : John Ashbery
ISBN : 0374258023
Genre : Poetry
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An essential, vibrant collection of masterful translations by one of the finest poets at work today Collected French Translations: Poetry,half of a long-awaited two-volume collection of translations by America's foremost living poet, surveys John Ashbery's lifelong love of French poetry. Beginning in 1955, Ashbery spent nearly a decade in France, working as an art critic in Paris and forming a relationship with the poet Pierre Martory. His translations of Martory's poems, featured here, were collected in The Landscapist, a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation in 2008 and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry. In this volume, Ashbery presents a wide selection of France's finest poets: Charles Baudelaire, Stéphane Mallarmé, Arthur Rimbaud, Max Jacob, Pierre Reverdy, Paul Éluard, and its greatest living poet, Yves Bonnefoy. A rich array of 171 poems by twenty-four poets, this bilingual volume also features a selection from Ashbery's masterly translation of Rimbaud's Illuminations. The development of modern French poetry emerges through Ashbery's chronology, as does the depth of French influences on his iconoclastic career and the poets of the New York School. Collected together for the first time, Ashbery's translations represent decades of remarkable work from the writer hailed by Harold Bloom as a part of the "American sequence that includes Whitman, Dickinson, Stevens, and Hart Crane."

Notes From The Air

Author : John Ashbery
ISBN : 0061367184
Genre : Poetry
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This long-awaited volume, a new selection of his later poems, spans ten major collections by one of America's most visionary and influential poets. Chosen by the author himself, the poems in Notes from the Air represent John Ashbery's best work from the past two decades, from the critically acclaimed April Galleons and Flow Chart to the 2005 National Book Award finalist Where Shall I Wander. While Ashbery has long been considered a powerful force in twentieth-century culture, Notes from the Air demonstrates clearly how important and relevant his writing continues to be, well into the twenty-first century. Many of the selections found here are regularly taught in university classrooms across the country, and critics and scholars vigorously debate his newest works as well as his classics. He has already published four major books since the turn of the new millennium, and, although 2007 marked his eightieth birthday, this legendary literary figure continues to write fresh, new, and vibrant poetry that remains as stimulating, provocative, and controversial as ever. Notes from the Air reveals, for the first time in one volume, the remarkable evolution of Ashbery's poetry from the mid-1980s into the new century, and offers an irresistible sampling of some of the finest work by a poet the New York Times has called a "national treasure."

Where Shall I Wander

Author : John Ashbery
ISBN : 9780060765293
Genre : Poetry
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You meant more than life to me. I lived through you not knowing, not knowing I was living. I learned that you called for me. I came to where you were living, up a stair. There was no one there. No one to appreciate me. The legality of it upset a chair. Many times to celebrate we were called together and where we had been there was nothing there, nothing that is anywhere. We passed obliquely, leaving no stare. When the sun was done muttering, in an optimistic way, it was time to leave that there. -- from "The New Higher"

The Collected Poems Of Frank O Hara

Author : Frank O'Hara
ISBN : 0520201663
Genre : Poetry
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Available for the first time in paperback, The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara reflects the poet's growth as an artist from the earliest dazzling, experimental verses that he began writing in the late 1940s to the years before his accidental death at forty, when his poems became increasingly individual and reflective.

Selected Prose

Author : John Ashbery
ISBN : 0472031392
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The long-awaited collection of fifty years of writings by one of poetry's greatest figures

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