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Another E E Cummings

byE. E. CummingsEditorRichard Kostelanetz

Paperback | December 15, 1999

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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.
E. E. Cummings (1894–1962) was among the most influential, widely read, and revered modernist poets. He was also a playwright, a painter, and a writer of prose. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he studied at Harvard University and, during World War I, served with an ambulance corps in France. He spent three months in a French detentio...
Title:Another E E CummingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.2 × 5.5 × 0.9 inPublished:December 15, 1999Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0871401746

ISBN - 13:9780871401748

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E.E. Cummings was a pioneer in the field of poetry, experimenting with his typographic and linguistic creativity. But Cummings was also a radically inventive genius when it came to prose, including memoirs, essays and fiction. Another E.E. Cummings shows how he consistently broke the rules with his brand of provocative work. The prose presented is also fresh and startling, as fully imaginative as the poet himself. Any fan of Cummings owes it to themselves to read this volume.