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William Carlos Williams - American Writers 24

William Carlos Williams - American Writers 24: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1963
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 46
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    William Carlos Williams - American Writers 24
    Book Description:

    William Carlos Williams. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5171-9
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. William Carlos Williams
    (pp. 5-44)

    Among the poets of his own illustrious generation, William Carlos Williams was the man on the margin, the incorrigible maverick, the embattled messiah. During the years when T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, and E. E. Cummings were departing from traditional English practice in ways that stamped the character of American poetry in the twentieth century, Williams quite by himself was trying to impart to poetry a new substance and a violent new orientation. Something in his blood that was not in theirs had already made him the more congenial fellow of strangers who, unknown to him,...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 45-47)