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A Worldly Country (Ecco)
In this landmark conversation, John Ashbery talks about his fascination with nonsense and fantasy, beginning with Lewis Carroll's Alice books. Those books involve incomprehension, parody and an extreme use of non sequitur--qualities that for Ashbery define the way we live now.


Photo: David Shankbone

 

A Worldly Country

John Ashbery

Guest Interview John Ashbery

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John Ashbery, 2011 National Book Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award-winner

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