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Author: E E Cummings; Richard S Kennedy
Publisher: New York : Liveright, [1994]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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One hundred and fifty-six poems, grouped by theme, are accompanied by drawings, oils, and watercolors by the poet.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E E Cummings; Richard S Kennedy
ISBN: 0871401533 9780871401533 0871401541 9780871401540
OCLC Number: 30814938
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 187 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Prelude --
Child's world: Days of innocence, Who are you, little i; Adult nursery rhymes, O by the by --
Sweet spontaneous earth: Spring, O sweet spontaneous; Other seasons, other creatures, SNO --
Poetry of the eye: Creative process, Of my; Cubist break-up, Mr. Smith --
Portraits: Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls --
Love and its mysteries: O distinct --
Achieving the together-coloured instant: O it's nice to get up in, the slipshod mucous kiss --
Kitty, Mimi, Marj, and friends: Wanta --
Dimensions of being human: Since feeling is first --
Myths and allegories: Suppose --
Urban glimpses: But the other --
Targets of satire: War, Woman of bronze; Politics, F is for foetus(a; Communism and fascism: Red-rag and pink-flag; Literary scene, What does little Ernest croon; Misanthropic moods, When serpents bargain for the right to squirm --
Endings: Self-excoriation, Total strange one black day; Religious leanings, I thank you God for most this amazing; Whispers of mortality, Old age sticks --
Postlude: Life is more true than reason will deceive.).
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: E.E. Cummings ; with introduction and commentary by Richard S. Kennedy.
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