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100 Selected Poems - E.E. Cummings
100 Selected Poems
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E.E. Cummings is without question one of the major poets of this century, and this volume, first published in 1959, is indispensable for every lover of modern lyrical verse. It contains one hundred of Cummings’s wittiest and most profound poems, harvested from thirty-five of the most radically... show more
E.E. Cummings is without question one of the major poets of this century, and this volume, first published in 1959, is indispensable for every lover of modern lyrical verse. It contains one hundred of Cummings’s wittiest and most profound poems, harvested from thirty-five of the most radically creative years in contemporary American poetry. These poems exhibit all the extraordinary lyricism, playfulness, technical ingenuity, and compassion for which Cummings is famous. They demonstrate beautifully his extrapolations from traditional poetic structures and his departures from them, as well as the unique synthesis of lavish imagery and acute artistic precision that has won him the adulation and respect of critics and poetry lovers everywhere.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780802130723 (0802130720)
ASIN: 802130720
Publisher: Grove Press
Pages no: 121
Edition language: English
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Boston Bibliophile
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5.0 100 Selected Poems
A wonderful collection of ee cummings' poems.
janeg
janeg rated it
No use reading poetry when one cannot breathe, slow and deep.
Reading Adler's List
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I find reviewing poetry like reviewing a color. If your favorite color is blue, it's hard to explain why it appeals to you. Or why blue is better then red. Expressing the inarticulable, the ability to convey a sense of something beyond words through words, for me, is the greatness of a poet.I fir...
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