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A Wave: Poems

Ashbery, John

Published by The Viking Press (1984), New York, 1984
ISBN 10: 0670751766 / ISBN 13: 9780670751761
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Title: A Wave: Poems

Publisher: The Viking Press (1984), New York

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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89 pages. Winner of the 1985 Bollingen Prize in Poetry. Signed by the author on title page. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Dust jacket wrinkled along top edge. Bookseller Inventory # 132382

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Synopsis: First published in 1984 and now appearing in a new edition, A Wave is widely considered one of Ashbery's finest books of poetry. The 44 pieces collected here--particularly the long title-poem--find the poet applying his uniquely lyric, meditative, and often hilarious sensibility to the mysterious and incessant curves and crests of love, art, thought, experience, and selfhood.

About the Author: John Ashbery was born in Rochester, New York, in 1927 and educated at Harvard and Columbia. He is Charles P. Stevenson Jr., Professor of Language and Literature at Bard College and lives in New York City and Hudson, New York.

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