John Ashbery & Joe Brainard

Vermont Notebook

ISBN: Paper:1-887123-59-8



Poetry by Ashbery with over 50 ink drawings by Brainard.

"This is John Ashbery at his wacky best, from long lists that seem to make some sense, to short lists that are befuddling and beguiling, to made-up diary entries. Perhaps it's everyone's diary that Ashbery has written, and no one's. Joe Brainard's silhouetted Americana becomes the perfect complement. There's a wonderfully nutty innocence (insouciance) to this book that is found in Brainard's drawings and Ashbery's writings: 'his lips spell out the words: shale, cowturds, spread, udder, mumps.'" — John Yau.

". . .touched with genius." —Peter Schjeldahl.

9 1/2" x 6 3/4"
ISBN 1-8 87123-59-8.

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