I: six nonlectures

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Harvard University Press, 1953 - Biography & Autobiography - 118 pages
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The author begings his "nonlectures" with the warning "I haven't the remotest intention of posing as a lecturer." Then, at intervals, he proceeds to deliver the following: 1. i & my parents 2. i & their son 3. i & selfdiscovery 4. i & you & is 5. i & now & him 6. i & am & santa claus These talks contain selections from the poetry of Wordsworth, Donne, Shakespeare, Dante, and others, including e.e. cummings. This volume forms a good introduction to the work of e.e. cummings.

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User Review  - John David - Goodreads

Fantastic journey through cummings' life and work in a style only cummings could conceive ... the form of the nonlectures reads more like a hybrid poem than anything ... this might be his most complex poem, undoubtedly a comprehensive meditation on craft Read full review

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User Review  - Nicolas Rojas - Goodreads

Awesome speechs. Couple interesting poems (not from him), some in old english and german :) Read full review

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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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