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Author: John Ashbery; Eugene Richie
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2004.
Series: Poets on poetry.
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"Selected Prose contains a broad selection of texts by internationally acclaimed poet and critic John Ashbery. This third collection of Ashbery's critical writings expands the terrain covered by the first two. These essays on writers, artists, filmmakers, and the life of a poet provide insight into Ashbery's evolution as one of the major poets in English."--Jacket.
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Ashbery, John, 1927-
Selected prose.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607535202
Online version:
Ashbery, John, 1927-
Selected prose.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)608647619
Named Person: John Ashbery; John Ashbery; John Ashbery; John Ashbery
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Ashbery; Eugene Richie
ISBN: 0472114395 9780472114399
OCLC Number: 55597120
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 326 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The impossible : Gertrude Stein --
Review of Michel Butor's La modification --
A note on Pierre Reverdy --
Antonin Artaud : poet, actor, director, playwright --
On Raymond Roussel --
Introduction to Raymond Roussel's "In Havana" --
A conversation with Kenneth Koch --
Brooms and prisms : Jasper Johns --
Tradition and talent : Philip Booth, Stanley Moss, and Adrienne Rich --
Frank O'Hara, 1926-1966 --
Writers and issues : Frank O'Hara's question --
Jerboas, pelicans, and Peewee Reese : Marianne Moore --
The decline of the verbs : Giorgio de Chirico --
Introduction to a reading by Robert Duncan --
Up from the underground : Jane Bowles --
Alfred Chester's sweet freaks --
A game with shifting mirrors : Jorge Luis Borges --
Ecrivain maudit : Witold Gombrowicz --
Straight lines over rough terrain : Marianne Moore --
The New York School of Poets --
Comment on Lee Harwood's The white room --
Review of Ted Berrigan's The sonnets --
Throughout is this quality of thingness : Elizabeth Bishop --
Further adventures of Qfwfq, et al. : Italo Calvino --
Introduction to The collected poems of Frank O'Hara --
North light : Louisa Matthiasdottir --
In the American grain : A.R. Ammons and John Wheelwright --
Jacques Rivette : Rivette masterpiece(s?) --
Introduction to E.V. Lucas and George Morrow's What a life! --
The figure in the carport : Kenward Elmslie --
Second presentation of Elizabeth Bishop --
A reminiscence : Frank O'Hara --
Schubert's unfinished : David Schubert --
On the poetry of F.T. Prince --
Introduction to Fairfield Porter's The collected poems with selected drawings --
Introduction to Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre's Fantômas --
Featured poet : Nicholas Moore --
An unpublished note / Raymond Roussel --
A note on "Variation on a noel" --
Foreword to The third rose : Gertrude Stein and her world --
Introduction to The best American poetry --
Introduction to a reading by James Schuyler --
Poetical space --
Introduction to a reading by Michael Palmer and James Tate --
Introduction to Raymond Roussel's Documents to serve as an outline --
Introduction to Gerrit Henry's The mirrored clubs of hell --
Preface to Mary Butts's From altar to chimney-piece --
Review of Mark Ford's Landlocked --
Introduction to Pierre Martory's The landscape is behind the door --
Introduction to a reading by Robert Creeley and Charles Tomlinson --
Robert Frost medal address --
Introduction to Robert Mapplethorpe's Pistils --
Introduction to Joe Brainard : retrospective --
Introduction to Trevor Winkfield's pageant --
Frederic Church at Olana : an artist's fantasy on the Hudson River --
Introduction to a reading by Charles North --
Obituary for Pierre Martory --
Foreword to Mark Ford's Raymond Roussel and the republic of dreams --
Introduction to exhibition catalogue : Lynn Davis --
On Jane Freilicher's View Over Mecox (yellow wall) --
Introduction to James Schuyler's Alfred and Guinevere --
Introduction to a reading by Tony Towle --
Larry Rivers was dying : he asked to see friends --
New York? Mais oui! : Rudy Burckhardt --
Foreword to Mark Ford's Soft sift --
Preface to Paul Killebrew's Forget Rita --
On the poetry of Joan Murray --
On Val Lewton's The seventh victim --
On F.T. Prince's "The moonflower."
Series Title: Poets on poetry.
Other Titles: Prose works.
Responsibility: John Ashbery ; edited by Eugene Richie.
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"Selected Prose contains a broad selection of texts by internationally acclaimed poet and critic John Ashbery. This third collection of Ashbery's critical writings expands the terrain covered by the first two. These essays on writers, artists, filmmakers, and the life of a poet provide insight into Ashbery's evolution as one of the major poets in English."--Jacket.

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