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Collected Poems Volume I 1909-1939

William Carlos Williams

Edited by Walton Litz and Christopher MacGowan

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 x 46 mm
600 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), a great contemporary of Pound, H.D., Wyndham Lewis and others, is one of the fathers of American free verse. Born in Rutherford, New Jersey, he began writing poetry while still a student at Horace Mann High School, at which time he made the decision to become both ... read more
    'This is an essential book for anyone who is serious about poetry.'
    Steven Hanson, the Manchester Review of Books
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