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John Ashbery and American poetry

by Herd, David.

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Published by Palgrave in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ashbery, John -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-240) and index.

    StatementDavid Herd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3501.S475 Z69 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6790156M
    ISBN 100312239319
    LC Control Number00051484

      John Ashbery, who has died a was perhaps the greatest American poet of the second half of the 20th century. Considered by detractors to be, in . About John Ashbery A native of Rochester, New York, John Ashbery ( – ) was the prolific author of twenty three volumes of poetry, plus fiction, plays and criticism. He was the recipient of numerous literary awards, including The Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, all of which were garnered.

      Selections from the first three decades of the poetry of John Ashbery, author of Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award The late John Ashbery was a poet whose "teasing, delicate, soulful lines made him one of the most influential figures of lateth and early 21st century American literature."5/5(4). One of the greatest living poets in English here explores the work of six writers he often finds himself reading 'in order to get started' when writing. Among those whom John Ashbery reads at such times are John Clare, Thomas Lovell Beddoes, Raymond Roussel, John Wheelwright, Laura Riding, and David Schubert. Less familiar than some, under Ashbery's scrutiny these poets emerge as the powerful.

    One of the new fall books is John Ashbery's is also a new and very readable book about Ashbery and some of the poets associated with him, like Frank O'Hara and Kenneth Koch, poets who went from Harvard to Manhattan after World War II and began to write during the bright years of abstract expressionist painting. John Lawrence Ashbery (born J ) is an American poet. He has published more than twenty volumes of poetry and won nearly every major American award for poetry, including a Pulitzer Prize in for his collection Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror. Renowned for its postmodern complexity and opacity, Ashbery's work still proves controversial.


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He grew up on a farm in nearby Sodus and was educated at Harvard and Columbia. After a Fulbright fellowship that took him to France, he stayed on and worked as an art critic for several newspapers and magazines, finally returning to become executive editor of Art News from to His long poem "Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror" () mixes.

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Drawing on biography, cultural history, and original archival research, MacArthur Author: David Herd. John Ashbery () began publishing poetry in The New Yorker in He was the author of more than twenty collections of poetry, among them “Quick Question”; “Planisphere.

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Ashbery himself was the first to be amazed at how a figure who so resolutely argued against convention, the quintessential outsider, came to occupy a central position in American poetry.

A discussion of the poetry of John Ashbery. Showing that a sense of occasion - the sense that the poem should be fit for its occasion - was a binding principle for the poets of the New York School, David Herd traces the development of Ashbery's poetry in the light of this idea.

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He traces the development of Ashbery's poetry and sets. The bibliography of John Ashbery includes poetry, literary criticism, art criticism, journalism, drama, fiction, and translations of verse and prose.

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John Lawrence Ashbery is an American poet. He has published more than twenty volumes of poetry and won nearly every major American award for poetry, including a Pulitzer Prize in for his collection Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror.

But Ashbery's work still proves controversial. John Ashbery, in full John Lawrence Ashbery, (born JRochester, New York, U.S.—died September 3,Hudson, New York), American poet noted for the elegance, originality, and obscurity of his poetry.

Ashbery graduated from Harvard University in and received a master’s degree from Columbia University in After working as a copywriter in New York City (–   John Ashbery, who has died a was widely considered the most innovative and influential American poet of his generation.

The critic Harold Bloom, who. Mark Ford, volume editor, is the author of two acclaimed collections of poetry, Landlocked and Soft Sift, and the critical study Raymond Roussel and the Republic of Dreams. His book-length interview with John Ashbery, John Ashbery in Conversation with Mark Ford, was published in John Lawrence Ashbery (born J ) is an American poet and academic.

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It's fair to say that John Ashbery is the most admired and honored living American poet, and it cheers me that, in the age of accessibility and tinny irony, there sits at the top of the dump, anxious but pleasant, this "dark-hatted charlatan," as he says in "Worsening Situation.".

"John Ashbery and American Poetry" takes this paradoxical state of affairs as its starting point. David Herd sets out to provide readers with a new critical language through which they can appreciate the beauty and complexity of Ashbery's writing. Presenting the poet in all his forms -avant-garde, nostalgic, sublime and camp - the book argues /5(3).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.

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