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Ashbery Trek
“Are you wearing some unusual kind of perfume, or something radioactive, my dear?”
JohnAshbery  television 
8 weeks ago by M.Leddy
A poem with John Ashbery and Stanley Lombardo in it
In the latest New Yorker , a prose poem by Anne Carson: “Short Talk on Homer and John Ashbery.” And Stanley Lombardo is in there too.
JohnAshbery  Homer  poetry  StanleyLombardo 
december 2018 by M.Leddy
Heavens, gosh, shucks
From a 2011 Time interview with John Ashbery.
JohnAshbery  poetry 
december 2017 by M.Leddy
More blizzardous
I went looking for John Ashbery’s word “blizzardous” in Google Books and found an 1888 column by one J. Ashby-Sterry.
JohnAshbery  words 
october 2017 by M.Leddy
A blizzardous Wednesday
From a diary, February 19, 1941. The writer, John Ashbery, was thirteen years old.
diaries  JohnAshbery 
october 2017 by M.Leddy
John Ashbery · LRB
This is lovely. The have put their whole archive of John Ashbery poems outside the paywall.
LRB  LondonReviewofBooks  JohnAshbery  poet  poetry  poem  obit  from twitter
september 2017 by bowbrick
John Ashbery (1927–2017)
Not only one of the great poets of our time: he was a sweet, kind, generous man.
JohnAshbery  poetry 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
Twitter
Reviewing all this in the wake of his passing is providing some answers to .
JohnAshbery  TwinPeaks  from twitter_favs
september 2017 by misc
Bookworm: John Ashbery
Sunday, different perspective: John Ashbery | Bookworm | Book Reviews & Author Interviews
"John Ashbery has made a dumbfounding statement: he is afraid that sometimes "the language gets in the way of the music of a poem." This is dumbfounding because what is there in poetry other than language? With this daunting statement in mind, we launch into the territory of the imponderable — the territory Ashbery knows best."
johnashbery  from twitter
february 2017 by heinzwittenbrink
From an old notebook
John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch, discussing Ashbery’s poem “Europe.”
JohnAshbery  KennethKoch  poetry  notebooks 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
FOHN
A crossword word. I know it because it makes a memorable appearance in John Ashbery and James Schuyler’s novel A Nest of Ninnies (1969).
JohnAshbery  crossword  JamesSchuyler  words 
september 2016 by M.Leddy
John Ashbery on “it”
“I’m sort of notorious for my use of the pronoun ‘it’ without explaining what it means, which somehow never seemed a problem to me.”
JohnAshbery  poetry 
may 2016 by M.Leddy
John Ashbery and Marcel Proust
Q. Who is your favorite novelist of all time?

A. Proust.
JohnAshbery  Proust 
may 2015 by M.Leddy

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