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Collected Poems 1956-1987

By John Ashbery, 1927-

With this volume, The Library of America inaugurates a collected edition of the works of America?s preeminent living poet. Beginning with Some Trees in 1956, John Ashbery has charted a profoundly original and individual course that has opened up pathways for subsequent generations of poets. At once hermetic and exuberantly curious, meditative and unnervingly funny, dreamlike and steeped in everyday realities, and alive to every nuance of American speech, these are poems that constantly discover new worlds within language. This first volume of the collected Ashbery includes the complete texts of his first twelve books, including such groundbreaking collections as Rivers and Mountains, Three Poems, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (which won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1975), and Houseboat Days. It also features an unprecedented gathering of more than sixty previously uncollected poems written over a period of four decades, a rare treasure trove for poetry lovers. This volume is a landmark portrait of a modern master.

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Format: Book
Author: Ashbery, John, 1927-
Title: Collected poems 1956-1987 / John Ashbery ; [Mark Ford is the editor of this volume].
Publisher Date: New York, N.Y. : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the United States by Penguin Putnam, c2008.
Isbn: 9781598530285 1598530283
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Format: Book
Author: Ashbery, John, 1927-
Title: Collected poems 1956-1987 / John Ashbery ; [Mark Ford is the editor of this volume].
Publisher, Date: New York, N.Y. : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the United States by Penguin Putnam, c2008.
Description: xx, 1,042 p. : ill ; 21 cm.
Series: Library of America ; 187
Series: Library of America ; 187.
Other Author: Ford, Mark, 1962-
Other Title: Poems. Selections
Other Title: Some trees.
Other Title: Tennis court oath.
Other Title: Rivers and mountains.
Other Title: Double dream of Spring.
Other Title: Three poems.
Other Title: Vermont notebook.
Other Title: Self-portrait in a convex mirror.
Other Title: Houseboat days.
Other Title: As we know.
Other Title: Shadow train.
Other Title: Wave.
Other Title: April galleons.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 1006-1029) and index.
Contents: Some trees -- The tennis court oath -- Rivers and mountains -- The double dream of Spring -- Three poems -- The Vermont notebook -- Self-portrait in a convex mirror -- Houseboat days -- As we know -- Shadow train -- A wave -- April galleons -- Uncollected poems.
LCCN: 2008928291
ISBN: 9781598530285
ISBN: 1598530283
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Call Number: 811.54 Ash