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Enormous Room

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ISBN-10: 0486421201

ISBN-13: 9780486421209

Edition: 2002 (Unabridged)

Authors: E. E. Cummings

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The Dover edition of this illustrated account of the author's unjust incarceration for treason during the Great War in the French prison of La Ferte, ranks with the best of his contemporaries including Hemingway and Dos Passos.
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Book details

List price: $5.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/26/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

A Harvard University graduate, e e cummings lived in Greenwich Village and spent his summers on a farm in New Hampshire. He was born on October 14, 1894, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. While working for the American Red Cross in France in 1917, cummings was mistakenly imprisoned for several months. This experience resulted in the publication of a novel, The Enormous Room (1922). Although he went on to write other prose, it is for his poetry that he is best known. He also published plays, wrote a ballet, and was a respected painter. He was awarded many honors for his work, including the 1958 Bollingen Prize for poetry and the National Book Award in 1955. Although he used many techniques to…    

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