AJAR: Agrégation John Ashbery Resources

Bibliographie sur John Ashbery et Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

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Préparée par Vincent Broqua, Université Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis, vincent.broqua@univ-paris8.fr

et Olivier Brossard, Université Paris Est Marne-la-Vallée, Institut Universitaire de France, olivier.brossard@u-pem.fr

Un grand merci à Marc Chénetier pour son aide. 

Caveat : cette bibliographie est susceptible d’évoluer au fil du temps. Les éventuels ajouts ou modifications seront publiés sur le site internet poetscritics.org, sous l’onglet « Agrégation John Ashbery Resources ».

NB : Les entrées correspondant aux livres qui nous semblent particulièrement pertinents pour la préparation du concours sont précédées de **. Les ouvrages ou articles traitant de Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, qu’il s’agisse du livre ou bien du poème éponyme, sont suivis de * (sans que cette mention soit exhaustive).

Certaines entrées sont suivies de la mention « [Re: …. ]» accompagnée du titre des poèmes dont il est question dans l’article.

Dans la mesure du possible des liens hypertextes ont été ajoutés. Certains mènent à des versions intégrales des articles : dans ces cas, l’entrée bibliographique est alors suivie de la mention « FULL TEXT ».

 

A) SOURCES PRIMAIRES

1. Livres de John Ashbery

1.1 Poésie

Ashbery, John. Collected Poems 1956-1987. Ed. Mark Ford. The Library of America, 2008.

Ashbery, John. Collected Poems 1991-2000. Ed. Mark Ford. The Library of America, 2017.

Ashbery, John. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror. [1975]. Text redesigned in collaboration with the author in 2009. Penguin Books, 2009.

Ashbery, John. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (The Poem with Original Prints by: Richard Avedon, Elaine de Kooning, Willem de Kooning, Jim Dine, Jane Freilicher, Alex Katz, R. B. Kitaj, Larry Rivers, together with a Foreword by the Poet, a Recording of his reading of the Poem, & on the Album an Essay by Helen Vendler). The Arion Press, 1984.

 

1.2 Autres écrits

Ashbery, John. Other Traditions. Harvard UP, 2001.

**Ashbery, John. Reported Sightings: Art Chronicles 1957-1987. Ed. David Bergman. Harvard UP, 1991. (“Parmigianino,” pp. 31-33 ; “The Invisible Avant-Garde,” pp. 389-395).

 

2. Traductions en français (section organisée par ordre chronologique)

2.1 Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

« Autoportrait dans un miroir convexe ». Trad. de Pierre Alferi. Détail, no 2, printemps 1990, pp. 12-29.

 « Autoportrait dans un miroir convexe ». Quelqu’un que vous avez déjà vu. Trad. d’Anne Talvaz. POL, 1993, pp. 63-81.

« La situation empire », « Film années quarante », « Shéhérazade » et « Sentiments mêlés ». Quelqu’un que vous avez déjà vu. Trad. de Pierre Martory et Anne Talvaz. POL, 1993, pp. 82-89.

 

2.2 Livres

Fragment ; Clepsydre ; Poèmes français. Trad. de Michel Couturier. Seuil, 1975.

Quelqu’un que vous avez déjà vu. Trad. de Pierre Martory et Anne Talvaz. POL, 1993.

Heure locale. Trad. d’Anne Talvaz. Un Bureau sur l’Atlantique, coll. « Format américain », 1997.

Grand Galop. Trad. d’Anne Talvaz. ate simple édition, 2003.

Autoportrait dans un miroir convexe. Trad. d’Anne Talvaz. Atelier La Feugraie, 2004.

Trois poèmes. Trad. de Franck André Jamme et Marie-France Azar. Al Dante, 2010.

Le carnet du Vermont, avec Joe Brainard. Trad. et postface d’Olivier Brossard. Éditions joca seria, « coll. américaine », 2013.

Un nid de nigauds. Trad. de Patrice Ladrange et d’Abigail Lang. Les Presses du réel, coll. « Motion Method Memory », 2015.

Vague. Trad. et postface de Marc Chénetier. Éditions joca seria, « coll. américaine », 2015.

Le Serment du Jeu de Paume. Trad. et postface d’Olivier Brossard. José Corti, 2015.

 

2.3 Anthologies

Trente-cinq jeunes poètes américains. Ed. Alain Bosquet. Gallimard, 1960.

41 Poètes américains d’aujourdhui. Ed. Serge Fauchereau. Les Lettres nouvelles, décembre 1970-janvier 1971.

Vingt poètes américains. Eds. Michel Deguy et Jacques Roubaud. Gallimard, 1980.

Walt Whitman hom(m)age, 2005-1855. Eds. Éric Athenot et Olivier Brossard. Turtle Point Press / joca seria, 2005.

 

2.4 Revue

Numéro spécial John Ashbery de la revue l’Œil de bœuf 22 (décembre 2001) en ligne à : http://www.doublechange.com/issue3/ashbery-odb.pdf.

 

3. Entretiens

Bloom, Janet and Robert Losada. “Craft Interview with John Ashbery.” New York Quarterly, 9, Winter 1972, pp. 11-33.

Blythe, Caroline. “Speaking in tongues: an interview with John Ashbery,” Oxford Poetry, 6:2, pp. 56-62.

Brossard, Olivier. “Entretien avec John Ashbery.” Œil de Bœuf, no 22, décembre 2001, pp. 7-29. FULL TEXT.

Fitzgerald, Adam. “John Ashbery.” Interview, April 20, 2015. Web.

Herd, David. “John Ashbery in conversation with David Herd.” P.N. Review, 21:1, September-October 1994, pp. 32-37.

Kane, Daniel. “John Ashbery.” Conversations with the American Avant-Garde. Teachers and Writers, 2003, pp. 26-37.

Koethe, John. “An Interview with John Ashbery.” SubStance, 9:4/10:1, pp. 178-186.

Poulin, A., Jr. “The Experience of Experience: A Conversation with John Ashbery.” The Michigan Quarterly, 22:3, Summer 1981, pp. 242-255.

 

4. Archives sonores et video

The John Ashbery PennSound page features many readings of poems from Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, as well as the following discussion of the book and poems: “Philip Mead discussing Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (26:59)

Richard O. Moore. “Documentary on John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch.” USA: Poetry (1966). Ed. Olivier Brossard. PennSound. Web.

 

5. Les collages de John Ashbery

Bessa, Sergio, ed. John Ashbery: The Construction of Fiction. Catalogue of the show of John Ashbery’s collages curated by Sergio Bessa at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 21 September to 14 November 2018. Pratt, 2018.

 

B) SOURCES SECONDAIRES

1. Livres 

1.0 Biographie et Bibliographie

Kermani, David. John Ashbery: A Comprehensive Bibliography (Including his Art Criticism and with Selected Notes from Unpublished Materials). Foreword by John Ashbery. Garland Publishing, 1976.

Roffman, Karin. The Songs We Know Best. John Ashbery’s Early Life. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.

1.1 Quelques études et chapitres de livre sur la poésie américaine contenant des références à John Ashbery

**Altieri, Charles. Self and Sensibility in Contemporary American Poetry. Cambridge UP, 1984.* [See chapter 6 “John Ashbery: discursive rhetoric within a poetics of thinking”]

Bendixen, Alfred & Stephen Burt. The Cambridge History of American Poetry. Cambridge UP, 2015.

**Blasing, Mutlu Konuk. Politics and Form in Postmodern Poetry: O’Hara, Bishop, Ashbery, and Merrill. Cambridge UP, 1995. [See chapter 3: “John Ashbery: The Epidemic of the Way We Live Now”]*

Donoghue, Dennis. Reading America: Essays on American Literature. U of California P, 1987. [Last chapter on John Ashbery]*

Fauchereau, Serge. Lecture de la poésie américaine. Ed. augmentée. Somogy, 1998.*

Fletcher, Angus. A New Theory for American Poetry. Democracy, the Environment, and the Future of Imagination. Harvard UP, 2006.

Fredman, Stephen, ed. A Concise Companion to Twentieth Century American Poetry. Blackwell Publishing, 2005. [see chapter 6, “Twentieth-Century Poetry and the New York Art World”]*

**Perloff, Marjorie. The Poetics of Indeterminacy. Princeton UP, 1981.

Vincent, John Emil. Queer Lyrics. (Difficulty and Closure in American Poetry). Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. [Re: Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, pp. 70, 87-88]*

 

1.2 Livres et chapitres de livres sur « l’école de New York »

Altieri, Charles. “Surrealism as a Living Modernism: What the New York Poets Learned from Two Generations of New York Painting.” The Cambridge Companion to American Poetry since 1945. Ed. Jennifer Ashton. Cambridge UP, 2013, pp. 47-65.

Brunner, Edward. “New York School and American Surrealist Poetics.” The Cambridge Companion to Modern American Poetry. Ed. Walter Kalaidjian. Cambridge UP, 2015, 196-208.

**Diggory, Terence, and Stephen Paul Miller (eds). The Scene of My Selves: New Work on the New York School Poets. National Poetry Foundation, 2001.

Diggory, Terence. “Community ‘Intimate’ or ‘Inoperative’: New York School Poets and Politics from Paul Goodman to Jean-Luc Nancy.” The Scene of My Selves. New Work on New York School Poets. Eds. Terence Diggory and Stephen Paul Miller. The National Poetry Foundation, 2001, pp. 13-32.*

**Epstein, Andrew. Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry. Oxford UP, 2006. [See chapters 1 and 4]*

Gray, Richard. “Reinventing the American Self: The New York Poets.” A History of American Poetry. Wiley Blackwell, 2015, pp. 340-350.*

**Kane, Daniel. All Poets Welcome. The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the 1960s. U of California P, 2003.

**Lehman, David. The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets. Doubleday, 1998.

Reed, Brian M. “The New York School.” The Cambridge History of American Poetry. Eds. Alfred Bendixen & Stephen Burt. Cambridge UP, 2015, pp. 844-865.

Silverberg, Mark, ed. New York School Collaborations. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.*

Ward, Geoff. Statues of Liberty: The New York School of Poets. Macmillan, 1993.

Watkin, William. In the Process of Poetry: The New York School and the Avant-Garde. Associated UP, 2001.

 

1.3 Études ou recueils d’articles sur John Ashbery

Bergman, David. “Introduction.” In John Ashbery, Reported Sightings. Ed. David Bergman. Harvard UP, 1991, pp. xi-xxiii.*

Bergman, David. “Choosing Our Fathers: Gender and Identity in Whitman, Ashbery, and Richard Howard.” In Gaiety Transfigured: Gay Self-Representation in American Literature. U of Wisconsin, 1991, pp. 44-63.

**Blasing, Mutlu Konuk. “John Ashbery: Parodying the Paradox.” American Poetry. The Rhetoric of its Forms. Yale UP, 1987, pp. 200-12.*

Bloom, Harold, ed. Modern Critical Views: John Ashbery. Chelsea House Publishers, 1985. [See chapter 4 on Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror]*

**Bloom, Harold, ed. John Ashbery. Comprehensive Research and Study Guide. Chelsea House Publishers, 2004. (Critical analysis on “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror” and critical views on the poem, pp. 60-85)* FULL TEXT

Bromwich, David. “John Ashbery: The Self against Its Images.” Skeptical Music. Essays on Modern Poetry. U of Chicago P, pp. 185-204. [Re: Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror”, “Grand Galop,” “The One Thing that Can Save America.”]*

Caws, Mary Ann. “Strong-Line Poetry: Ashbery’s Dark Edging and the Lines of Self.” The Line in Postmodern Poetry. Ed. Robert Frank and Henry Sayre. U of Illinois P, 1988, pp. 51–59.

**Cazé, Antoine. John Ashbery, à contre-voix de l’Amérique. Belin, coll. « Voix américaines », 2000.*

Clarvoe, Jennifer. “T. S. Eliot and the Short Long Poem.” A Companion to Poetic Genre. Ed. Erik Martiny. Wiley-Blackwell, 2012, pp. 532–542.*

Cook, Albert. “The Strength of Ashbery: Narrative and Nostalgia.” The Scene of My Selves. New Work on New York School Poets. Eds. Terence Diggory and Stephen Paul Miller. The National Poetry Foundation, 2001, pp. 51-66.

Costello, Bonnie. ‘John Ashbery and the idea of the reader.” The Tribe of John. Ed. Susan Schultz. U of Alabama P, 1995, pp. 60-80.

Crase, Douglas. “The Prophetic Ashbery.” Beyond Amazement. New Essays on John Ashbery. Ed. David Lehman. Cornell UP, 1980, pp. 30-65.*

**DuBois, Andrew. Ashbery’s Forms of Attention. U of Alabama P, 2006. [See “Ekphrastic experiments (attention to art disorders)”]

Epstein, Andrew. “‘Street Musicians’: Frank O’Hara and John Ashbery.” The Cambridge Companion to American Poets. Ed. Mark Richardson. Cambridge UP, 2015, pp. 391-408.

Finkelstein, Norman. The Utopian Moment in Contemporary Poetry. Associated University Presses, 1988. [See “O’Hara, Ashbery, and the loss of the sublime”]*

Hazzard, Oli. John Ashbery and Anglo-American Exchange. Oxford UP, 2018. [Re: “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror”, pp. 36-38]*

Heffernan, James A. W. “Entering the Museum of Words: Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” Pictures into WordsTheoretical and Descriptive Approaches to Ekphrasis. Eds. Valerie Robillard and Els Jongeneel. VU UP, 1998, pp. 189-211.*

**Herd, David. John Ashbery and American Poetry. Manchester UP, 2003. [See chapter 6 on Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror and Houseboat Days]

Herd, David. “John Ashbery’s Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror.” Blackwell Companion to Twentieth Century Poetries in English. Ed. Neil Roberts. Blackwell, 2001, pp. 536-546.*

Hickman, Ben. John Ashbery and English Poetry. Edinburgh UP, 2012.

Hoeppner, Edward Haworth. Echoes and Moving Fields: Structure and Subjectivity in the Poetry of W.S. Merwin and John Ashbery. Bucknell UP, 1994.

Howard, Richard. “John Ashbery.” Alone with America. Essays on the Art of Poetry in the United States since 1950. Atheneum, 1971, pp. 18-37.

Kalstone, David. Five Temperaments: Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, James Merrill, Adrienne Rich, John Ashbery. Oxford UP, 1977.

**Keller, Lynn. Re-making it New: Contemporary American Poetry and the Modernist Tradition. Cambridge University Press, 1987. [See chapters 1 and 2 on Ashbery and Stevens. Re: Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, pp. 56-67]*

Kelly, Lionel. Poetry and the Sense of Panic: Critical Essays on Elizabeth Bishop and John Ashbery. Rodopi, 2000.

Koethe, John. “The Metaphysical Subject of John Ashbery’s Poetry.” Beyond Amazement. New Essays on John Ashbery. Ed. David Lehman. Cornell UP, 1980, pp.87-100.*

**Lehman, David, ed. Beyond amazement: new essays on John Ashbery. Cornell UP, 1980. [See Leslie Wolf’s chapter: “The Brushstroke’s Integrity : the Poetry of John Ashbery and the Art of Painting”]*

Lehman, David. “The Shield of a Greeting: The Function of Irony in John Ashbery’s Poetry.” Beyond Amazement. New Essays on John Ashbery. Ed. David Lehman. Cornell UP, 1980, pp. 101-27.*

Levy, Ellen. Criminal Ingenuity. Moore, Cornell, Ashbery, and the Struggle Between the Arts. Oxford UP, 2011.

Lisk, Thomas. “An Ashbery Primer.” The Scene of My Selves. New Work on New York School Poets. Eds. Terence Diggory and Stephen Paul Miller. The National Poetry Foundation, 2001, pp. 35-50.*

MacGowan. Christopher. Twentieth-Century American Poetry. Wiley, 2004. [Re: Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror”, “Grand Galop,” “The One Thing that Can Save America,” and “Tenth Symphony.”]*

Marcinkiewicz, Paweł. Colored Alphabets’ Flutter. John Ashbery and the Twentieth-Century American Avant-Gardes. Opole, 2012.*

Mazur, Krystyna. “The ‘Unfamiliar Stereotype’: Repetition in the Poetry of John Ashbery.” Poetry and Repetition. Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens, John Ashbery. Rodopi, 2000, pp. 105–17.*

McCorkle, James. The Still Performance: Writing, Self and Interconnection. U of Virginia, 1989. [Chapter 2 on “John Ashbery’s Artes poeticae of Self and Text”. Re: “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror,” pp. 46-47 and 75-81]*

McCorkle, James. “The Demands of Reading: Mapping, Travel and Ekphrasis in the Poetry from the 1950s of John Ashbery and Elizabeth Bishop.” The Scene of My Selves. New Work on New York School Poets. Eds. Terence Diggory and Stephen Paul Miller. The National Poetry Foundation, 2001, pp. 67-89.*

Miller, Stephen Paul. “Periodizing Ashbery and His Influence.” The Tribe of John: Ashbery and Contemporary Poetry. Ed. Susan M. Schultz. U of Alabama P, 1995, pp. 146–67.

Murphy, Margueritte. A tradition of Subversion : The Prose Poem in English from Wilde to Ashbery. Massachusetts UP, 1992.

Perloff, Marjorie. “ ‘Fragments of a Buried Life’: John Ashbery’s Dream Songs.” Beyond Amazement. New Essays on John Ashbery. Ed. David Lehman. Cornell UP, 1980, pp. 66-86.*

Reichardt, Ulfreid. “New Formal Languages: Frank O’Hara’s ‘The Day Lady Died’ and John Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” A History of American Poetry. Contexts – Developments – Readings. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier (WVT), Nov. 2015, pp. 327–340.*

Rosenbaum, Susan. “’Permeation, Ventilation, Occlusion’: Reading John Ashbery and Joe Brainard’s The Vermont Notebook in the Tradition of Surrealist Collaboration.” New York School Collaborations. Ed. Mark Silverberg. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, pp. 59–89.*

**Schultz, Susan M., ed. The Tribe of John: Ashbery and Contemporary Poetry. The University of Alabama P, 1995.*

Shapiro, David. John Ashbery: An Introduction to the Poetry. Columbia UP, 1979. [See “Prolegomenon. The Mirror Staged,” pp. 1-14]*

Shoptaw, John. On the Outside Looking Out: John Ashbery’s Poetry. Harvard UP, 1994. [See “‘On the Outside Looking Out’: Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror,” pp. 157-91]*

Sokolsky, Anita. “’A Commission That Never Materialized’: Narcissism and Lucidity in Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” John Ashbery. Ed. Harold Bloom. Chelsea, 1985, pp. 233–250.*

Speigelman, Willard. How Poets See the World: the Art of Description in Contemporary Poetry. Oxford UP, 2005. [See chapter 6: “John Ashbery’s Haunted Landscapes,” pp. 168-171].*

Ward, Geoff. “The Fate of Perception: ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror.” Statutes of Liberty. The New York School of Poets. Palgrave, 1993, pp. 156-64.*

Yenser, Stephen. “’Pregnant and Smoking’: Susan Wheeler’s ‘Debtor in the Convex Mirror’.” In the Frame: Women’s Ekphrastic Poetry from Marianne Moore to Susan Wheeler. Eds. Jane Hedley, Nick Halpern, Willard Spiegelman. U Of Delaware P, 2009, pp. 285–298.*

 

1.5 Quelques études sur art et littérature

**Eichbauer, Mary E. Poetry’s Self-Portrait. The Visual Arts as Mirror and Muse in René Char and John Ashbery. Peter Lang, 1992.*

Fisher, Barbara K. Museum Mediations: Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry. Routledge, 2006.*

**Heffernan, James A. W. The Poetics of Ekphrasis from Homer to Ashbery. The U of Chicago P, 1993.*

*Mitchell, W. J. T. Picture Theory. The U of Chicago P, 1994. [Chapter 5 on « Ekphrasis and the Other »]

Freedberg, Sidney J. Parmigianino : His Works in Painting. Harvard UP, 1950.

Vasari, Giorgio. Lives of the Artists, vol. 2, Trans. George Bull. Penguin, 1987.

 

2. Articles

 2.1 Encyclopédie

Diggory, Terence, ed. Encyclopedia of the New York School. New York: Facts on File, 2009.

 

2.2 Articles

Allgeier, Wyatt, “Book Corner: Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror,” Gagosian Quarterly, Summer 2018. Web.* FULL TEXT

Altieri, Charles. “Motives in Metaphor: John Ashbery and the Modernist Long Poem.” Genre 11(4), Winter 1978, pp. 676-87.

—. “Tractatus Logico‐Poeticus.” Critical Inquiry Vol. 33, no. 3, 2007, pp. 527–542. [Re: “As One Put Drunk into the Packet-Boat”]*

Benedikter, R. & J. Hilber. “The Post-Modern Mind. A Reconsideration of John Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’ (1975) from the Viewpoint of an Interdisciplinary History of Ideas.” Open Journal of Philosophy, 2, 2012, pp. 64-73. FULL TEXT.*

Bergman, David. “Choosing Our Fathers: Gender and Identity in Whitman, Ashbery and Richard Howard.” American Literary History, Vol. 1, no. 2, 1989, pp. 383–403.

Betts, Reginald Dwayne. “Feeling Fucked Up: The Architecture of Anger.” American Poetry Review, vol. 41, no. 3, 2012 May 2012, pp. 11–14.

Brossard, Olivier. “Carnet de fausse route.” Postface au Carnet du Vermont de John Ashbery et Joe Brainard. Éditions joca seria, 2013, pp. 107-137.

Brossard, Olivier. “Le Serment du Jeu de Paume: La poésie décontenance.” In John Ashbery. Le Serment du Jeu de Paume. Trad. Olivier Brossard. José Corti, 2015, pp. 115-146.

Chénetier, Marc. “Rêveur(s) imprécis.” In John Ashbery. Vague. Trad. Marc Chénetier. Éditions joca seria, 2015, pp. 119-131. FULL TEXT

Cook, Albert. “Expressionism not Wholly Abstract: John Ashbery.” American Poetry, 2:2, Winter 1985, pp. 53-70.

Cottom, Daniel. “‘Getting It’: Ashbery and the Avant-garde of Everyday Language.” SubStance, 23:1, 1994, pp. 3-23.

Davidson, Michael. “Ekphrasis and the Postmodern Painter Poem.” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 42, no. 1, Autumn 1983, pp. 69-79.*

Dimakopoulou, Stamatina. “The Poetics of Vision and the Redemption of the Subject in John Ashbery’s Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror.” EREA: Revue Électronique D’Études Sur Le Monde Anglophone, vol. 2, no. 2, 2004, pp. 60–65. FULL TEXT.*

Edelman, Lee. “The Pose of Imposture: Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal, vol. 32, no. 1, 1986, pp. 95–114.*

Engel, Bernard F. “On John Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” NMAL: Notes on Modern American Literature, vol. 2, Sept. 1977.*

Erwin, John W. “The Reader Is the Medium: Ashbery and Ammons Ensphered.” Contemporary Literature, vol. 21, no. 4, 1980, pp. 588–610.

Everett, Nicholas. “Ashbery’s Humour.” P.N. Review, 21:1, September-October 1994, pp. 44-5.

Fink, Thomas A. “’Here and There’: The Locus of Language in John Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” Contemporary Poetry: A Journal of Criticism, vol. 4, no. 3, Feb. 1982, pp. 47–64.*

Fite, David. “On the Virtues of Modesty: John Ashbery’s Tactics against Transcendence.” Modern Language Quarterly, 42:1, March 1981, pp. 65-84.

Gesali, Esteban Pujals. “John Ashbery’s Convex Mirror.” Mapping the Threshold: Essays in Liminal Analysis. Studies in Liminality and Literature. Ed. Nancy Bredendick. Madrid: Gateway, Dec. 2004, pp. 91–98.*

Getz, Thomas H. “The Self-Portrait in the Portrait: John Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’ and Henry James’s ‘The Liar’.” Studies in the Humanities, vol. 13, no. 1, 1986 June 1986, pp. 42–51.*

Hoeppner, Edward Haworth. “Shadows and Glass: Mirrored Selves in the Poetry of W. S. Merwin and John Ashbery.” Philological Quarterly, vol. 65, no. 3, 1986, pp. 311–334.

Holden, Jonathan. “Syntax and the poetry of John Ashbery.” American Poetry Review, 8:4, July/August 1979, pp. 37-40.

Howey, Kim. “’The Looking Glass’: Visual Perception in Elizabeth Bishop’s ‘The Gentleman of Shalott’ and John Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” Postgraduate English: A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English, vol. 12, 2005 Sept. 2005. FULL TEXT.*

Insausti, Gabriel. “El Alma Cautiva: Ashbery y Su ‘Autorretrato En Espejo Convexo’.” Revisiones: Revista De Crítica Cultural, vol. 5, May 2009, pp. 25–56. FULL TEXT.

Joh, Byung-Hwa. “Four Quartets and ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’: Different Worldviews.” Journal of the T. S. Eliot Society of Korea, vol. 22, no. 2, 2012, pp. 269–295. FULL TEXT.*

Johnson, Patricia Altenbernd. “The Speculative Character of Poetry.” CEA Critic: An Official Journal of the College English Association, vol. 49, no. 2-4, 1986, pp. 18–24.

Kaplan, Genevieve. “Ekphrasis for Writers: John Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, vol. 13, no. 1, 2009 Apr. 2009. FULL TEXT.*

Kinzie, Mary. “Irreference: The Poetic Diction of John Ashbery, Part I: Styles of Avoidance.” Modern Philology, 84:3, February 1987, pp. 267-81.

Kinzie, Mary. “Irreference: The Poetic Diction of John Ashbery, Part II: Prose, Prosody and Dissembled Time.” Modern Philology, 84:4, May 1987, pp. 383-400.

Leckie, Ross. “Art, Mimesis, and John Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” Essays in Literature, vol. 19, no. 1, 1992, pp. 114–31.*

Lieberman, Laurence. “Unassigned Frequencies: Whispers Out of Time.” The American Poetry Review, vol. 6, no. 2, 1977 Mar. 1977, pp. 4–18.

Lepkowski, Frank J. “John Ashbery’s Revision of the Post-Romantic Quest: Meaning, Evasion, and Allusion in ‘Grand Galop.’” Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 39, no. 3, 1993, pp. 251–265.

Longenbach, James. “Ashbery and the Individual Talent.” American Literary History, Vol. 9, no. 1, 1997, pp. 103–127.

Looper, Travis. “Ashbery’s ‘Self-Portrait’.” Papers on Language and Literature: A Journal for Scholars and Critics of Language and Literature, vol. 28, no. 4, 1992, pp. 451–56.*

Martens, Klaus. “Skulptur Aus Momenten: Nachdenken Über Drei Lange Gedichte Von John Ashbery.” Amerikastudien/American Studies, vol. 32, no. 2, July 1987, pp. 155–66.

Moramarco, Fred. “John Ashbery and Frank O’Hara: the Painterly Poets.” Journal of Modern Literature, 5:3, September 1976, pp. 436-62.

Miller, Stephen Paul. “’Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’, the Watergate Affair, and Johns’s Crosshatch Paintings: Surveillance and Reality-Testing in the Mid-Seventies.” Boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture, vol. 20, no. 2, 1993, pp. 84–115.*

Milne, Ira Mark (ed.). Poetry for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Commonly Studied Poetry, Volume 28. Gale, Apr. 2008, pp. xxi, 345 pp.

Mueller, Robert. “John Ashbery and the Poetry of Consciousness: ‘Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror’.” The Centennial Review, vol. 40, no. 3, 1996, pp. 561–72.*

Norton, Jody. “‘Whispers out of Time’: The Syntax of Being in the Poetry of John Ashbery.” Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 41, no. 3, 1995, pp. 281–305.

Osti, Louis. “The Craft of John Ashbery.” Confrontations, 9, Fall 1974, pp. 84-94.

Perloff, Marjorie. “Normalizing John Ashbery.” Web. UPENN.  http://writing.upenn.edu/epc/authors/perloff/ashbery.html FULL TEXT

Rigsbee, David. “Some Notes on the Obscurity of John Ashbery.” Pembroke Magazine, vol. 16, Apr. 1984, pp. 49–53.

Rosenbaum, Susan. “Mixed Feelings: Ashbery, Duchamp, Roussel, and the Animation of Cliché.” Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture, vol. 45, no. 1, 2012, pp. 87–119. [Re: “Mixed Feelings”]*

Ross, Andrew. “The Alcatraz Effect: Belief and Postmodernity.” SubStance: A Review of Theory and Literary Criticism, vol. 13, no. 1 [42], Apr. 1984, pp. 71–84.

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