By John Ashbery

With greater than twenty poetry collections to his identify, John Ashbery is one in every of our such a lot agile, philosophically advanced, and visionary poets. In Breezeway, Ashbery's powers of commentary are at their such a lot astute; his perception at its such a lot penetrating. Demonstrating his notable command of language and his skill to maneuver fluidly and assuredly among wide-ranging recommendations and ideas—from the irreverent and slyly funny to the delicate, the unhappy, and the heartbreaking—Ashbery indicates that he's a virtuoso fluent in varied kinds and tones of language, from the chatty and eccentric to the lyrical and urbane. packed with allusions to literature and artwork, in addition to to the absurdities and delights of the standard global round us, Ashbery's poems are haunting, excellent, hilarious, and figuring out unexpectedly, the paintings of a grasp craftsman with a willing figuring out of the age during which he lives and writes, an age whose fears and fragmentation he conjures and opinions with humor, pathos, and a provocative wit.

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