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The Resource E. E. Cummings : a miscellany, edited by George J. Firmage

E. E. Cummings : a miscellany, edited by George J. Firmage

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E. E. Cummings : a miscellany
Title
E. E. Cummings
Title remainder
a miscellany
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edited by George J. Firmage
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Language
eng
Summary
"Formally fractured and yet gleefully alive and whole, E. E. Cummings's groundbreaking modernist poetry expanded the boundaries of language. In A Miscellany, originally released in a limited run in 1958, Cummings lent his delightfully original voice to "a cluster of epigrams," forty-nine essays, a poem, and three speeches from an unfinished play. Seven years later, George J. Firmage-- editor of much of Cummings's work, including Complete Poems-- broadened the scope of this idiosyncratic collection of Cummings's work, adding seven more poems and essays, and many of Cummings's unpublished line drawings. Together, these pieces paint a distinctive portrait of Cummings's eccentric, yet precise, genius. His essays explore everything from Cubism to the circus, equally quick to analyze his poetic contemporaries and satirize New York society. As Cummings wrote in his original foreword, A Miscellany "contain[s] a great deal of liveliness and nothing dead." This remains true today, more than fifty years after its original publication." --
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1894-1962
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Cummings, E. E.
Dewey number
811/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Firmage, George James
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  • Art criticism
  • Theater
Label
E. E. Cummings : a miscellany, edited by George J. Firmage
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Includes bibliographical references
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
Introduction by George J. Firmage -- Foreword by e. e. cummings -- The new art -- Gaston Lachaise -- T. S. Eliot -- The soul story of Gladys Vanderdecker -- Vanity Fair's prize movie scenario -- What our loving subscribers say -- An ex- multimillionaire's rules for success in life -- A modern Gulliver explores the movies -- When Calvin Coolidge laughed -- William Adams-Wiggley : genius and Christian -- Samples of dramatic criticism -- Unexpected light on the Dawes Plan -- Jean Cocteau as a graphic artist -- How to succeed as an author -- The adult, the artist and the circus -- The very latest school in art -- Helen Whiffletree, American poetess -- You aren't mad, am I? -- "I confess!" -- "I take great pleasure in presenting" -- The theatre: I -- The theatre: II -- Coney Island -- Conflicting aspects of Paris -- Vive la folie! -- How I do not love Italy -- The tabloid newspaper -- The secret of the zoo exposed -- Frenzied finance -- Ivan Narb: abstract sculptor of the cosmic -- The agony of the artist (with a capital A) -- Why I like America -- The new Mother Goose -- Mr. X -- Miracles and dreams -- A book without a title -- Brief biography -- A fairy tale -- The red front -- And it came to pass -- Ballad of an intellectual -- Weligion is hashish -- In memoriam -- Exit the boob -- Burlesque, I love it! -- Speech from an unfinished play: I -- Speech from an unfinished play: II -- Speech from an unfinished play: III -- Fair warning -- What about it? -- Re Ezra Pound: I -- Re Ezra Pound: II -- Foreword to an exhibit: I -- Foreword to an exhibit: II -- Foreword to an exhibit: III -- Foreword to an exhibit: IV -- Is something wrong? -- A foreword to Krazy -- Words into pictures -- Jottings -- Videlicet -- A poet's advice to students
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • Revised edition.
  • First Liveright edition.
Extent
xiii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780871406538
Lccn
2018013304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1044551538
  • 662986
  • (OCoLC)1044551538
Label
E. E. Cummings : a miscellany, edited by George J. Firmage
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction by George J. Firmage -- Foreword by e. e. cummings -- The new art -- Gaston Lachaise -- T. S. Eliot -- The soul story of Gladys Vanderdecker -- Vanity Fair's prize movie scenario -- What our loving subscribers say -- An ex- multimillionaire's rules for success in life -- A modern Gulliver explores the movies -- When Calvin Coolidge laughed -- William Adams-Wiggley : genius and Christian -- Samples of dramatic criticism -- Unexpected light on the Dawes Plan -- Jean Cocteau as a graphic artist -- How to succeed as an author -- The adult, the artist and the circus -- The very latest school in art -- Helen Whiffletree, American poetess -- You aren't mad, am I? -- "I confess!" -- "I take great pleasure in presenting" -- The theatre: I -- The theatre: II -- Coney Island -- Conflicting aspects of Paris -- Vive la folie! -- How I do not love Italy -- The tabloid newspaper -- The secret of the zoo exposed -- Frenzied finance -- Ivan Narb: abstract sculptor of the cosmic -- The agony of the artist (with a capital A) -- Why I like America -- The new Mother Goose -- Mr. X -- Miracles and dreams -- A book without a title -- Brief biography -- A fairy tale -- The red front -- And it came to pass -- Ballad of an intellectual -- Weligion is hashish -- In memoriam -- Exit the boob -- Burlesque, I love it! -- Speech from an unfinished play: I -- Speech from an unfinished play: II -- Speech from an unfinished play: III -- Fair warning -- What about it? -- Re Ezra Pound: I -- Re Ezra Pound: II -- Foreword to an exhibit: I -- Foreword to an exhibit: II -- Foreword to an exhibit: III -- Foreword to an exhibit: IV -- Is something wrong? -- A foreword to Krazy -- Words into pictures -- Jottings -- Videlicet -- A poet's advice to students
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
  • Revised edition.
  • First Liveright edition.
Extent
xiii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780871406538
Lccn
2018013304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1044551538
  • 662986
  • (OCoLC)1044551538

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