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The autobiography of William Carlos Williams.

Author: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 1967.
Series: New Directions book.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) was born in Rutherford, New Jersey. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he met and befriended Ezra Pound and H.D. (Hilda Doolittle). At the same time as maintaining a popular medical practice, he became a prolific poet, novelist, essayist, and playwright. Experimenting with new techniques of meter and lineation, Williams sought to invent an entirely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: William Carlos Williams; William Carlos Williams; William Carlos Williams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Carlos Williams
ISBN: 9780811202268 0811202267
OCLC Number: 1316738
Notes: "First published as New Directions paperbook in 1967"--Title page verso.
Description: 402 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: New Directions book.

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William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) was born in Rutherford, New Jersey. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he met and befriended Ezra Pound and H.D. (Hilda Doolittle). At the same time as maintaining a popular medical practice, he became a prolific poet, novelist, essayist, and playwright. Experimenting with new techniques of meter and lineation, Williams sought to invent an entirely fresh and singularly American poetics, whose subject matter was centered on the everyday circumstances of life and the lives of common people. He was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2009.

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