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John Ashbery • 202 Items / 36 Books, 40 Articles, 3 Reviews, 123 Poems
A Wave (1984)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books & the Arts
    Justified Times (Review)
    A Wave, by John Ashbery
    1. A Wave by John Ashbery
    The Nation, September 1, 1984, pp. 146-148
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    Power plays (8 Reviews)
    A Wave, by John Ashbery
    1. A Wave by John Ashbery
    2. The King David Report by Stefan Heym
    3. The Media Monopoly by Ben H. Bagdikian
    4. Rights on Trial by Arthur Kinoy
    5. The Attack on the Mill, and Other Stories by Emile Zola
    6. The Early Short Stories, 1883-1888 by Anton Chekhov
    7. The Russian Master, and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
    8. Selected Letters by Anton Chekhov
    The New Statesman, January 18, 1985, p. 32
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    From Wave to Cave (10 Reviews)
    A Wave, by John Ashbery
    1. A Wave by John Ashbery
    2. The Kingfisher by Amy Clampitt
    3. Venus and the Rain by Medbh McGuckian
    4. Fire in the Garden by Herbert Lomas
    5. Moving in by Connie Bensley
    6. Familiars by Philip Gross
    7. The Ice Factory by Philip Gross
    8. Aeroplanes in Childhood by Patrick Hare
    9. Leviathan and Other Poems by B.C. Leale
    10. A Bad Day for the Sung Dynasty by Frank Kuppner
    Encounter, December 1984, pp. 56-63
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    Synecdoche (17 Reviews)
    Brief Poetry Notices
    1. Ordinances by Naomi Lazard
    2. The House Party by Caroline Knox
    3. Notes from a Child of Paradise by Alfred Corn
    4. The Sorrow of Architecture by Liam Rector
    5. The Faces of Americans in 1853 by Wesley McNair
    6. The White Wave by Kate Daniels
    7. Madonna Who Shifts for Herself by Lyn Lifshin
    8. The White House by Robert Gibb
    9. The Evolution of the Flightless Bird by Richard Kenney
    10. Black Dog, Red Dog by Stephen Dobyns
    11. The Weird Kid by Mark Vinz
    12. Not Dancing by Stephen Dunn
    13. Hours by Frances Mayes
    14. Summer Celestial by Stanley Plumly
    15. Slow Transparency by Rachel Hadas
    16. Reckless Wedding by Maria Flook
    17. A Wave by John Ashbery
    The North American Review (New), Spring 1985, p. 64