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A discussion of the poetry of John Ashbery. Showing that a sense of occasion - the sense that the poem should be fit for its occasion - was a binding principle for the poets of the New York School, David Herd traces the development of Ashbery's poetry in the light of this idea. The book is a study of Ashbery's career and also a history of the period in which that career has taken shape. The development of Ashbery's poetic is set against such culturally defining issues as: the institutionalisation of literature; the rise and ...

John Ashbery and American Poetry 2009, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719080593

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John Ashbery and American Poetry 2001, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312239312