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The Resource Shadow train : poems, John Ashbery

Shadow train : poems, John Ashbery

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Shadow train : poems
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Shadow train
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poems
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John Ashbery
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eng
Summary
A collection of fifty sixteen-line poems, wherein the poet employs unrhymed quatrains to juxtapose old myths and fairy tales, cliches and movie references and creates poetic story-telling. Includes such poems as "Corky's Car Keys" and "Penny Perkin's Mistake" which are based purely on myth about patterns of distress
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1927-2017
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Ashbery, John
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no index present
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poetry
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  • 1927-2017
  • 1900-1990
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  • Tondreau, Beth
  • Ashbery, John
  • Copland, Aaron
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  • American poetry
  • American poetry
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Shadow train : poems, John Ashbery
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"Jacket design by Beth Tondreau"--Jacket
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Contents
The Pursuit of Happiness -- Punishing the Myth -- Paradoxes and Oxymorons -- Another Chain Letter -- The Ivory Tower -- Every Evening When the Sun Goes Down -- The Freedom of the House -- A Pact with Sullen Death -- White-Collar Crime -- At the Inn -- The Absence of a Noble Presence -- The Prophet Bird -- Qualm -- Breezy Stories -- Oh, Nothing -- Of the Islands -- Farm Film -- Here Everything Is Still Floating -- Joe Leviathan -- Some Old Tires -- A Prison All the Same -- Drunken Americans -- Something Similar -- Penny Parker's Mistake -- Or in My Throat -- Untitled -- At Lotus Lodge -- Corky's Car Keys -- Night Life -- Written in the Dark -- Caesura -- The Leasing of September -- On the Terrace of Ingots -- Tide Music -- Unusual Precautions -- Flow Blue -- Hard Times -- "Moi, je suis la tulipe ..." -- Catalpas -- We Hesitate -- The Desperado -- The Image of the Shark Confronts the Image of the Little Match Girl -- Songs Without Words -- Indelible, Inedible -- School of Velocity -- Frontispiece -- Everyman's Library -- Shadow Train -- But Not That One -- The Vegetarians
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7006791
Dimensions
21 cm
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50 pages
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9780670637867
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80027030
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)7006791
Label
Shadow train : poems, John Ashbery
Publication
Note
"Jacket design by Beth Tondreau"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Pursuit of Happiness -- Punishing the Myth -- Paradoxes and Oxymorons -- Another Chain Letter -- The Ivory Tower -- Every Evening When the Sun Goes Down -- The Freedom of the House -- A Pact with Sullen Death -- White-Collar Crime -- At the Inn -- The Absence of a Noble Presence -- The Prophet Bird -- Qualm -- Breezy Stories -- Oh, Nothing -- Of the Islands -- Farm Film -- Here Everything Is Still Floating -- Joe Leviathan -- Some Old Tires -- A Prison All the Same -- Drunken Americans -- Something Similar -- Penny Parker's Mistake -- Or in My Throat -- Untitled -- At Lotus Lodge -- Corky's Car Keys -- Night Life -- Written in the Dark -- Caesura -- The Leasing of September -- On the Terrace of Ingots -- Tide Music -- Unusual Precautions -- Flow Blue -- Hard Times -- "Moi, je suis la tulipe ..." -- Catalpas -- We Hesitate -- The Desperado -- The Image of the Shark Confronts the Image of the Little Match Girl -- Songs Without Words -- Indelible, Inedible -- School of Velocity -- Frontispiece -- Everyman's Library -- Shadow Train -- But Not That One -- The Vegetarians
Control code
7006791
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
50 pages
Isbn
9780670637867
Lccn
80027030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)7006791

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