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An eye-opening selection of Cumming's more avant-garde poetry and prose.
As a poet, Cummings was a pioneer not only in linguistic and typographic inventions, but also in sound and concrete poetry. But his prose is no less experimental; he wrote memoirs, essays, and fiction that are constantly provocative and often radically experimental. To read the avant-garde Cummings is to read a writer who consistently broke with established norms, "never ...

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Overview

An eye-opening selection of Cumming's more avant-garde poetry and prose.
As a poet, Cummings was a pioneer not only in linguistic and typographic inventions, but also in sound and concrete poetry. But his prose is no less experimental; he wrote memoirs, essays, and fiction that are constantly provocative and often radically experimental. To read the avant-garde Cummings is to read a writer who consistently broke with established norms, "never to rest and never to have: only to grow." To not read the avant-garde Cummings is to not read Cummings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780871401748
  • Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 12/28/1999
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,371,427
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

E. E. Cummings (1894–1962) was among the most influential, widely read, and revered modernist poets. His many awards included an Academy of American Poets Fellowship, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Bollingen Prize. Among his many volumes are The Enormous Room and Tulips & Chimneys.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Deviant Traditional Verse 1
Erotic Poetry 43
Language Experiments 75
Visual Poetry and Sound Poetry 139
Texts Set to Music 167
Condensed Prose 185
Elliptical Narratives 205
A Book without a Title 215
Film Scenario 221
Translation 229
Arts Criticism 243
Self-Prefaces 265
To Ezra Pound 267
Nonlecture Four: I & You & Is 268
Introduction to The Enormous Room 277
Why Do You Paint? 280
No Thanks 281
Memoir 283
To Whom It May Concern 285
From The Enormous Room 287
From Eimi 292
To S. Foster Damon 303
Index of Poems by Opening Lines and Titles 307
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