M.Leddy + johnashbery   32

Ashbery Trek
“Are you wearing some unusual kind of perfume, or something radioactive, my dear?”
JohnAshbery  television 
march 2019 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 (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
From an old notebook
John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch, discussing Ashbery’s poem “Europe.”
JohnAshbery  KennethKoch  poetry  notebooks 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
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
Word of the day: cento
The cento is dear to readers of modern and postmodern poetry.
JohnAshbery  poetry  words 
march 2015 by M.Leddy
Ashbery at criticism
“The ambiguities are multifarious.”
JohnAshbery  poetry 
october 2013 by M.Leddy
John Ashbery’s “The Skaters” online
Now online at Text/works: a “critical and genetic digital edition” of John Ashbery’s poem “The Skaters”: text, drafts, annotations, index.
JohnAshbery  poetry 
june 2013 by M.Leddy
John Ashbery on change
John Keats and Wallace Stevens lurk in broad daylight in some lines from Ashbery.
JohnAshbery  poetry 
march 2013 by M.Leddy
A multiple-choice question
If education must be reduced to standardized tests, we should ask John Ashbery to write the questions.
JohnAshbery  poetry 
march 2013 by M.Leddy
January 31, 1971 (?)
John Ashbery on “the dictatorship of the months and years”
JohnAshbery  poetry  time 
january 2012 by M.Leddy
John Ashberys
John Ashbery sits next a Fairfield Porter painting he sat for.
art  JohnAshbery  poetry 
august 2011 by M.Leddy
Ducks amuck
On the use of kazoo-like instruments to promote amphibious-vehicle tours in San Francisco, with references to Merrie Melodies and John Ashbery.
culture  cartoons  JohnAshbery  poetry 
june 2009 by M.Leddy
John Ashbery at 81
"I guess I'm just an 80-year-old adolescent. Or 81."
JohnAshbery  poetry 
april 2009 by M.Leddy
Auden and Ashbery
Two versions of reality, from Jascha Kessler and John Ashbery
Auden  JohnAshbery 
december 2008 by M.Leddy

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