Paterson

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New Directions Publishing, 1995 - Poetry - 311 pages
Long recognized as a masterpiece of modern American poetry, WIlliam Carlos Williams' Paterson is one man's testament and vision, "a humanist manifesto enacted in five books, a grammar to help us life" (Denis Donoghue).
 

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With this appearance of his magnum opus, the publisher's laudable project of republishing Williams's poetic oeuvre in modern scholarly editions has been completed. The high quality of the two volumes ... Read full review

Contents

BOOK vi
237
ANNOTATIONS AND TEXTUAL NOTES
251
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
309
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About the author (1995)

Besides being a practicing physician, William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) was a poet, short-story writer, novelist, translator, playwright, and essayist whose contribution to the development of modern American poetry grew out of his commitment to recording the local" experience of Rutherford, New Jersey, and its environs.

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