Published in 1958, 95 Poems is the last book of new poems published in Cummings's lifetime. Remarkable for its vigor, freshness, interest in ordinary individuals, and awareness of the human life cycle, the book reflects Cummings's observations on nature and his prevailing gratitude for whatever life offers: "Time's a strange fellow: more he gives than takes." This new edition joins other individual uniform Liveright paperback volumes drawn from the Complete Poems, most recently Etcetera and 22 and 50 Poems.
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These two new paperback collections from Liveright include afterwords by the Cummings scholar George James Firmage. In One Times One, first published in 1944, Cummings writes in a lyric and optimistic mode, drawing portraits of people dear to him. Remarkable for its vigour and freshness, 95 Poems was the last book of new poems published in Cummings' lifetime.About the Author:
E. E. Cummings (1894-1962) was among the most influential, widely read, and revered modernist poets. His many awards included an Academy of American Poets Fellowship, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Bollingen Prize. Among his many volumes are The Enormous Room and Tulips & Chimneys.
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Book Description Harcourt, 1958. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0151664501
Book Description Harcourt, 1958. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110151664501
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801516645041.0