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Congratulations to Carcanet for paying equal attention to new poets and to modern classics. The Collected H.D., Mina Loy, William Carlos Williams, and Yvor Winters are all essential books, and Carcanet is doing a public service keeping them in print.
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Collected Poems Volume I

William Carlos Williams

Edited by Walton Litz and Christopher McGowan

Collected Poems Volume I
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ISBN: 978 1 857545 22 7
Categories: 20th Century, American
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: November 2000
216 x 135 mm
320 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • The poems are printed in the order of their original publication, starting with The Tempers (1913) and ending with Poems 1936-1939. The appendices include notes on the text, annotations and the original contents pages of the earlier Collected editions, as well as a full index of titles and first lines.

    This is the new paperback edition of the first of the monumental, definitive two-volume edition of Williams's Collected Poems, including all his verse apart from his major long poem Paterson, also available (in hardback) from Carcanet. Thom Gunn described this volume as 'an ideal edition'.
    William Carlos Williams
    WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS (1883 - 1963) was the stay-at-home contemporary of those other great American poets who went to Europe: Pound, H.D., and Eliot; and was considered a father figure by the Beat Poets, Ginsberg and Lowell. The son of a businessman father of English descent and a Puerto Rican artist ... read more
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