Selected Poems

John Ashbery

Published by Viking Press, 1985
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Text, binding, and jacket in fine condition. Faint fading to jacket spine. Ashbery's first selected in now-iconic marbled-paper dustjacket. First edition of what remains the definitive statement of the first portion of Ashbery's career.With index. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: A collection of works by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet that includes "Some Trees," "The Tennis Court Oath," "The Double Dream of Spring," "Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror," and "A Wave"

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The Absence Of A Noble Presence
An Additional Poem
And I'd Love You To Be In It
And Others, Vaguer Presences
And Ut Pictura Poesis Is Her Name
And You Know
Another Chain Letter
As One Put Drunk Into The Packet-boat
As We Know
As You Came From The Holy Land
At North Farm
At The Inn
Bird's-eye View Of The Tool And Die Co.
A Blessing In Disguise
Blue Sonata
A Boy
The Bungalows
Business Personals
The Chateau Hardware
Clepsydra
The Couple In The Next Room
Crazy Weather
Daffy Duck In Hollywood
Darlene's Hospital
Decoy
The Ecclesiast
Errors
Fantasia On The Nut-brown Maid, Sels.
Farm Implements And Rutabagas In A Landscape
Faust
Flowering Death
For John Clare
Forties Flick
Friends
Frontispiece
The Garpevine
The Gazing Grain
Glazunoviana
Grand Galop
Haunted Landscape
He
Here Everything Is Still Floating
Hop O' My Thumb
Houseboat Days
How Much Longer Will I Be Able To Inhabit Devine Sepulcher
The Ice-cream Wars
If The Birds Knew
Illustration
The Instruction Manual
Into The Dusk-charged Air
It Was Raining In The Capital
The Ivory Tower
Just Walking Around
The Lament Upon The Waters
Landscape (after Baudelaire)
Last Month
A Last World
Late Echo
Le Livre Est Sur La Table
The Leasing Of September
Litany, Sels.
The Lonedale Operator
A Long Novel
A Love Poem
Many Wagons Ago
Marchenbilder
Mixed Feelings
More Pleasant Adventures
My Erotic Double
The New Realism, Sels.
Oleum Misericordiae
On The Towpath
The Ongoing Story
Or In My Throat
The Other Cindy
The Other Tradition
Otherwise
Our Youth
The Painter
Paradoxes And Oxymorons
Parergon
The Picture Of Little J.a. In A Prospect Of Flowers
The Pied Piper
Plainness In Diversity
The Plural Of `jack-in-the-box.'
Popular Songs
Punishing The Myth
Purists Will Object
The Pursuit Of Happiness
Pyrography
Qualm
The Recent Past
Rivers And Mountains
Saying It To Keep It From Happening
Scheherazade
Self-portrait In A Convex Mirror
Silhouette
The Skaters: 2, Sels.
The Skaters: 4
Some Old Tires
Some Trees
Some Words
Something Similar
Song
The Songs We Know Best
Sonnet
Soonest Mended
Sortes Vergilianae
Spring Day
Street Musicians
Summer
Syringa
The System
Tapestry
The Task
Thank You For Not Cooperating
Their Day
This Configuration
Thoughts Of A Young Girl
A Tone Poem
Train Rising Out Of The Sea
Two Scenes: 1
Two Scenes: 2
Unctuous Platitudes
Untilted
Unusual Precautions
Variant
Variations, Calypso And Fugue On A Theme Of Ella W. Wilcox
The Vegetarians
A Wave
We Hesitate
Wet Casements
What Is Poetry
Whatever It Is, Wherever You Are
White Roses
Wooden Buildings
Worsening Situation
The Wrong Kind Of Insurance
The Young Son
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Title: Selected Poems
Publisher: Viking Press
Publication Date: 1985
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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