John Lawrence Ashbery Net Worth

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John Lawrence Ashbery Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

John Lawrence Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. He has published more than twenty volumes of poetry and won nearly every major American award for poetry, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for his collection Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror. Renowned for its postmodern complexity and opacity, Ashbery's work still proves controversial. Ashbery has stated that he wishes his work to be accessible to as many people as possible, and not to be a private dialogue with himself. At the same time, he once joked that some critics still view him as "a harebrained, homegrown surrealist whose poetry defies even the rules and logic of Surrealism.""No figure looms so large in American poetry over the past 50 years as John Ashbery," Langdon Hammer, chairman of the English Department at Yale University, wrote in 2008. "No American poet has had a larger, more diverse vocabulary, not Whitman, not Pound." Stephen Burt, a poet and Harvard professor of English, has compared Ashbery to T. S. Eliot, calling Ashbery "the last figure whom half the English-language poets alive thought a great model, and the other half thought incomprehensible".
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Full NameJohn Ashbery
Date Of BirthJuly 28, 1927
Place Of BirthRochester, New York, USA
EducationColumbia University, Harvard University, Deerfield Academy, New York University
ParentsHelen Lawrence, Chester Frederick Ashbery
AwardsPulitzer Prize for Poetry, Bollingen Prize, MacArthur Fellowship, Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, National Book Award for Poetry, Robert Frost Medal, National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada, Americ...
NominationsNeustadt International Prize for Literature
MoviesThe Forbidden Room, Seances, Mounting Tension, Ostensibly
Star SignLeo
1There are not that many things to write poetry about. There's love and there's death and time passing and the weather outside, which is horrible today. I'm so glad I'm not writing poetry today. The weather gets to me when I write.
2I guess it would be wonderful to be America's greatest living painter and have acres and acres of one's work to survey and have prizes and museums and wealth, but I think I'd rather stick with poetry.
3I attempt to use words abstractly, as an abstract painter uses paint . . . I originally wanted to be a painter, and did paint until I was 18 years old.


The Forbidden Room2015additional writer


John Ashbery: The Poet's View2003Video documentaryHimself
New Scenes from America2003Documentary shortHimself - Poet

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