Planisphere: New Poems by John AshberyPlanisphere: New Poems by John Ashbery

Planisphere: New Poems

byJohn Ashbery

Paperback | December 7, 2010

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The poetry of John Ashbery has been awarded virtually every conceivable literary prize including the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, the <_st13a_city _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Griffin, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Planisphere is a new collection by one of <_st13a_country-region _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">America’s most innovative and influential poets—an exceptional artist whose work stands alongside the finest of Whitman, Dickinson, Stevens, and Hart Crane. For more than half a century Ashbery has been producing timeless works such as Chinese Whispers, Hotel Lautréamont, A Wave, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, and Where Shall I Wander. Planisphere is proof that the master only improves with age.<_o3a_p>

John Ashbery was born in Rochester, New York, in 1927. He is the author of more than twenty books of poetry, includingQuick Question;Planisphere;Notes from the Air;A Worldly Country;Where Shall I Wander; andSelf- Portrait in a Convex Mirror, which received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the N...
Title:Planisphere: New PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.4 inPublished:December 7, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006191522X

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