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    DescriptionAt the time of his death in 1962 E.E. Cummings was, next to Robert Frost, the most widely read poet in America. 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. He is recognized on the one hand as the author of some of the most beautiful lyric poems written in the English language, and on the other as one of the most inventive American poets of his time. This is the first selection from the poems of E.E. Cummings to be published since 1959, three years before his death. The one hundred and fifty-six poems selected by Richard S. Kennedy, Cummings's biographer (Dreams in the Mirror), are arranged in twelve sections, with introductions by Kennedy for each section. Also included are thirteen drawings, oils, and watercolors by Cummings, most of them never before published. The selection includes most of the favorites plus many fresh and surprising examples of Cummings's several poetic styles. The corrected texts established by George J. Firmage have been used throughout.


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    Title
    Selected Poems
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) E. E. Cummings, Volume editor Richard S. Kennedy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780871401540
    ISBN 10: 0871401541
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    DC22: 811.52
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    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB, 2ABM
    LC classification: PS3505.U33
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010
    LC classification: PS3505.U334 A6 1994
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    Ill.
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    Liveright Publishing Corporation
    Publication date
    17 August 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    E.E. CUMMINGS (1894-1962) was among the most influential, widely read and revered Modernist poets. The "splendid centennial edition" (The Independent on Sunday) of his Complete Poems 1904-1962 (ISBN 978 087140 152 6) is also available.