The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams: 1909-1939, Volume 1; Volumes 1909-1939

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New Directions Publishing, 1991 - Poetry - 604 pages
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Collection of poems by the American twentieth century poet.
 

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The collected poems of William Carlos Williams

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Except for Paterson and Poems (1909), a volume that Williams himself rejected, this first volume of a projected two-volume set contains all the published poems written from 1909 to 1939, a year that ... Read full review

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Sometimes he's on point. Other times he writes about chickens and shit. Dig on his prose much better. Read full review

Contents

Poplars of the meadow
13
The Uses of Poetry
21
De Gustibus
25
Idyl Wine of the grey sky
43
Grotesque
49
Sick African
59
AL QUE QUIERE 1917
61
You have come between me
121
THE DESCENT OF WINTER 1928
289
Question and Answer
321
Full Moon
336
Rain
343
AN EARLY MARTYR AND OTHER POEMS 1935
375
ADAM EVE THE CITY 1936
403
The dawn is upon us
427
The Young Cat and the Chrysanthemums
439

St Francis Einstein of the Daffodils first version
130
SPRING AND ALL 1923
175
Wild Orchard
239
From a Book
248
Interests of 1926
258
Emily Dickinson Wellcome
274
The Conservation of the Human SubSpecies
281
A Note on the Text
467
xii
500
Tables of Contents for Collected Poems 19211931
549
Three Additional Poems
566
Index of Titles
573
Index of First Lines
579
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