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E. E. Cummings Complete Poems, 1904-1962

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ISBN-10: 0871407108

ISBN-13: 9780871407108

Edition: 2013

Authors: E. E. Cummings, George James Firmage

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This edition of E. E. Cummings’s Complete Poems contains all the poems published or designated for publication by the poet in his lifetime, including 36 poems that were first collected in the 1991 edition and 164 unpublished poems issued in 1983 under the title Etcetera. Combining Thoreau’s controlled belligerence with the brash abandon of an uninhibited bohemian, Cummings, together with Pound, Eliot, and William Carlos Williams, helped bring about the twentieth-century revolution in literary expression. Today, Cummings is recognized as the author of some of the most beautiful lyric poems in the English language as well as one of the most inventive American poets of his time—in the words of…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 9/23/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1136
Size: 7.05" wide x 9.61" long x 2.28" tall
Weight: 3.828
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…