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The enormous room

Author: E E Cummings; Samuel Lynn Hynes
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1999.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1917 young Edward Estlin Cummings went to France as a volunteer with a Red Cross ambulance unit on the western front. But his free-spirited, insubordinate ways soon got him tagged as a possible enemy of La Patrie, and he was summarily tossed into a French concentration camp at La Ferte-Mace in Normandy." "Under the vilest conditions, Cummings found fulfillment of his ever elusive quest for freedom. The Enormous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Electronic books
Fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962.
Enormous room.
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1999
(DLC) 98011675
(OCoLC)39756767
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E E Cummings; Samuel Lynn Hynes
ISBN: 9781436263597 143626359X 9781440621444 1440621446
OCLC Number: 748371320
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 278 pages).
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Responsibility: E.E. Cummings ; edited with an introduction and glossary by Samuel Hynes.

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"In 1917 young Edward Estlin Cummings went to France as a volunteer with a Red Cross ambulance unit on the western front. But his free-spirited, insubordinate ways soon got him tagged as a possible enemy of La Patrie, and he was summarily tossed into a French concentration camp at La Ferte-Mace in Normandy." "Under the vilest conditions, Cummings found fulfillment of his ever elusive quest for freedom. The Enormous Room, his account of his four-month confinement, reads like a latter-day Pilgrim's Progress, a journey into dispossession, to a place among the most debased and deprived of human creatures. Cummings's hopeful tone reflects the essential paradox of his existence: to lose everything is to become free, and so to be saved."--Jacket.

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