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Wave / Edition 1
     

Wave / Edition 1

by John Ashbery
 

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ISBN-10: 0374525471

ISBN-13: 2900374525476

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900374525476
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96

Table of Contents

Contents

Publisher's Note,
At North Farm,
Rain Moving In,
The Songs We Know Best,
When the Sun Went Down,
Landscape (After Baudelaire),
Just Walking Around,
A Fly,
The Ongoing Story,
Thank You For Not Cooperating,
But What Is the Reader To Make of This?,
Down by the Station, Early in the Morning,
Around the Rough and Rugged Rocks the Ragged Rascal Rudely Ran,
More Pleasant Adventures,
Purists Will Object,
Description of a Masque,
The Path to the White Moon,
Ditto, Kiddo,
Introduction,
I See, Said the Blind Man, as He Put Down His Hammer and Saw,
Edition Peters, Leipzig,
37 Haiku,
Haibun,
Haibun 2,
Haibun 3,
Haibun 4,
Haibun 5,
Haibun 6,
Variation on a Noel,
Staffage,
The Lonedale Operator,
Proust's Questionnaire,
Cups with Broken Handles,
Just Someone You Say Hi To,
They Like,
So Many Lives,
Never Seek to Tell Thy Love,
Darlene's Hospital,
Destiny Waltz,
Try Me! I'm Different!,
One of the Most Extraordinary Things in Life,
Whatever It Is, Wherever You Are,
Trefoil,
Problems,
A Wave,
About the Author,

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