Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams, 1939-1962

Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams, 1939-1962

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by William Carlos Williams, Christopher MacGowan
     
 

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'And when the second and final colume of Williams' 'Collected Poems' is published, it should become even more apparent that he is this century's major American poet.' --Larry Kart, 'Chicago Tribune'

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'And when the second and final colume of Williams' 'Collected Poems' is published, it should become even more apparent that he is this century's major American poet.' --Larry Kart, 'Chicago Tribune'

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Library Journal
The second volume of The Collected Poems contains The Wedge (1944), The Clouds (1948), The Pink Church (1949), The Desert Music (1954), Journey to Love (1955), and the Pulitzer prize-winning Pictures from Brueghel (1962), plus uncollected poems grouped chronologically between the titled works. Appendixes include ``A Note on the Text,'' ``Annotations,'' ``Tables of Contents for The Broken Span, Selected Poems, and Collected Later Poems ,'' and two translations from And Spain Sings. Indexes of titles and first lines for volumes 1 ( LJ 10/1/86) and 2 are included. An excellently edited volume of a major American poet; highly recommended. Walter Waring, Kalamazoo Coll., Mich.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811210638
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
06/28/1988
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
1,163,318
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

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William Carlos Williams (1883–1963), author of Paterson and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Pictures from Brueghel, is widely considered one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. Also a short-story writer, novelist, essayist, and translator, he helped in a big way to establish modernism in America.

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Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams, 1939-1962 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
how do you discuss 23 years, the last half of a great poet's long career, in such a short allotment of space. you really can't. i will say that some of his better works is in the first volume. that isn't much more i can say than pick up his collected works.