A Poetry Archive recording by

John Ashbery

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "The Instruction Manual"

  • 2 -
    "Some Trees"

  • 3 -

  • 4 -
    "Farm Implements and Rutabagas in a Landscape"

  • 5 -

  • 6 -
    "At North Farm"

  • 7 -
    "The Songs We Know Best"

  • 8 -
    "Landscape (After Baudelaire)"

  • 9 -

  • 10 -
    "More Pleasant Adventures"

  • 11 -
    "Hotel Lautreamont"

  • 12 -
    "This Room"

  • 13 -
    "If You Said You Would Come With Me"

  • 14 -
    "A Linnet"

  • 15 -
    "The Bobinski Brothers"

  • 16 -
    "The History of My Life"

  • 17 -
    "A Nice Presentation"

  • 18 -
    "Disagreeable Glimpses"

  • 19 -
    "Theme Park Days"

  • 20 -
    "View of Delft"

  • 21 -
    "The Lightning Conductor"

  • 22 -
    "I Asked Mr. Dithers Whether It Was time Yet He Said No to Wait"

  • 23 -
    "Chinese Whispers"

  • 24 -

  • 25 -
    "Sir Gammer Vans"


Select bibliography

  • Turandot and Other Poems, New York, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1953
  • Some Trees, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1956
  • The Tennis Court Oath, Middletown, Connecticut, Wesleyan University Press, 1962
  • Camouflage, Jean Perrault (translator), New York, Lines Books, 1966
  • Rivers and Mountains, New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966
  • The Double Dream of Spring, New York, E. P. Dutton & Co, 1970
  • Three Poems, Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1972
  • The Vermont Notebook, Los Angeles, Black Sparrow Press, 1975
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  • Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, Manchester, Carcanet, 1977 and New York, Viking, 1975
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  • Houseboat Days, New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977 (new ed. 1999)
  • As We Know, Carcanet, 1981 and Viking, 1979 - out of print
  • Shadow Train, Carcanet, 1982 and Viking, 1981 - out of print (Carcanet)
  • A Wave, Carcanet, 1984 and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1984 (new ed. 1998)
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  • Selected Poems, Carcanet, 1986 and USA, Penguin, 1986
  • April Galleons, Carcanet, 1988 and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1987 (new ed. 1999)
  • Reported Sightings: Art Chronicles 1957-1987, Carcanet, 1989
  • Flow Chart, Carcanet, 1991 and Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1991
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  • Pierre Reverdy, Selected Poems (translator), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Bloodaxe, 1991
  • Hotel Lautr√©amont, Carcanet, 1992 and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1992 - out of print (Carcanet)
  • Pierre Martory, The Landscape is Behind the Door (translator), Riverdale-on-Hudson, New York, Sheep Meadow Press, 1994
  • And the Stars Were Shining, Carcanet, 1994 and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995 - out of print (Carcanet)
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  • Raymond Roussel, How I Wrote Certain of My Books and Other Writings (translator), Boston, Massachusetts, Exact Change, 1995
  • Can You Hear, Bird, Carcanet, 1996 and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995
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  • The Mooring of Starting Out: the first five books of poetry, Carcanet, 1997
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  • Wakefulness, Carcanet, 1998 and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998
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  • Selected Poems, Carcanet, 1998
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  • Girls on the Run, Carcanet, 1999 and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000
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  • The Mirrored Clubs of Hell, Little Brown & Co, 1991
  • Other Traditions (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard), Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, Harvard University Press, 2000
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  • Your Name Here, Carcanet, 2000 and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000
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  • As Umbrellas Follow Rain, Jamestown, Qua Books, 2001
  • Chinese Whispers, Carcanet, 2002 and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002
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  • John Ashbery in conversation with Mark Ford, London, Between the Lines, 2003
  • The New York Poets: an anthology, Carcanet, 2004
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  • Selected Prose, The University of Michigan Press, 2004
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  • Where Shall I Wander, Carcanet, 2005
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  • John Ashbery Reading from his poems, CD, The Poetry Archive, 2005
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  • Walt Whitman Hom(m)age 2005/1855, Turtle Point Press 2006
  • A Worldly Country, Carcanet Press 2007
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  • Notes from the Air: Selected Later Poems, Carcanet Press 2007
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  • Planisphere, Carcanet 2009
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  • Collected Poems 1956-1987, Carcanet 2010
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