Selected Poems (William Carlos Williams)
- Author:William Carlos Williams
- Creator:Charles Tomlinson
- Publisher:New Directions
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):0.5 x 0.1 x 0.8
- Publication Date:September 17, 1985
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With the publication of this book, Charles Tomlinson's edition of Williams's Selected Poems, New Directions has introduced a gathering larger and more comprehensive than the original 1963 edition.
Opening with Professor Tomlinson's superbly clear and helpful introduction this selection reflects the most up-to-date Williams scholarship. In addition to including many more pieces, Tomlinson has organized the whole in chronological order.
"It isn't what he [the poet] says that counts as a work of art," Williams maintained, "it's what he makes, with such intensity of purpose that it lives with an intrinsic movement of its own to verify its authenticity."
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