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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:   Print 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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Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963.
Autobiography of William Carlos Williams.
New York : New Directions, 1967
(OCoLC)949774933
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.
Contents: pt. 1: First memories --
The Bagellon House --
At the shore --
Pop and mother --
In my early teens --
Sunday school --
To run --
Switzerland --
Paris --
Back to school --
Medicine --
Ezra pound --
The observatory --
Dr. Henna --
French hospital --
"The wrath of God" --
Hell's kitchen --
The first book --
Leipzig --
Ezra in London --
Paris and Italy --
pt. 2: First years of practice --
Painters and parties --
Our fisherman --
The waste land --
Charles Demuth --
Sour grapes --
The Baroness --
New faces --
Pagany --
A sabbatical year --
Our trip abroad --
Cousins --
Paris again --
Good-bye, Paris --
Home again --
A maternity case --
Gertrude Stein --
Christmas Day: Bronx Zoo --
When a man goes down --
The end of the middle --
pt. 3: A look back --
Of medicine and poetry --
The city of the hospital --
White mule --
Storm --
Lectures --
The F.B.I. amd Ezra Pound --
Friendship --
Projective Verse --
Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeth's --
Yaddo --
Translations --
The practice --
West: 1950 --
The college life --
The ocean, the Orient, the poem Paterson.
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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