The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams: 1909-1939 Vol. 1 New Directions PaperbookNew Directions #ad - Considered by many to be the most characteristically American of our twentieth-century poets, William Carlos Williams "wanted to write a poem / that you would understand /,,, But you got to try hard—. So that readers could more fully understand the extent of Williams' radical simplicity, was reissued in two definite volumes, excluding Paterson, all of his published poetry, of which this is the first.
Paterson Revised Edition New Directions Paperback 806 806New Directions #ad - The unexpected book five, affirms the triumphant life of the imagination, published in 1958, in spite of age and death. Williams' words "follows the course of teh Passaic River" from above the great falls to its entrance into the sea. This revised edition has been meticulously re-edited by Christopher MacGowan, who has supplied a wealth of notes and explanatory material.
Originally four books published individually between 1946 and 1951, the structure of Paterson in Dr. 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 live" Denis Donoghue.
Paterson Revised Edition New Directions Paperback 806 806 #ad - Paterson is both a place—the new Jersey city in whom the person the poet's own life and the public the history of the region are combined.
The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens Vintage InternationalVintage #ad - This definitive poetry collection, originally published in 1954 to honor stevens on his 75th birthday, contains:- "Harmonium"- "Ideas of Order"- "The Man With the Blue Guitar"- "Parts of the World"- "Transport Summer"- "The Auroras of Autumn"- "The Rock".
The Autobiography of William Carlos Williams New Directions PaperbookNew Directions #ad - For forty years he was a busy doctor in the town of Rutherford, New Jersey, and yet he was able to write more than thirty books. One of the finest chapters in the Autobiography tells how each of his two roles stimulated and supported the other. But it is a very human story, glowing with warmth and sensitivity.
The autobiography is an unpretentious book; it reads much as Williams talked—spontaneously and often with a special kind of salty humor. It brings us close to a rare man and lets us share his affectionate concern for the people to whom he ministered, body and soul, through a long rich life as physician and writer.
The Autobiography of William Carlos Williams New Directions Paperbook #ad - William carlos williams’s medical practice and his literary career formed an undivided life.
Imaginations: Kora in Hell / Spring and All / The Descent of Winter / The Great American Novel / A Novelette & Other Prose: Five Experimental Prose Pieces ND Paperbook; NdpNew Directions #ad - These are the challenges which Williams accepted and brilliantly met in his early work. The interweaving of prose and poetry in alternating passages Spring and All and The Descent of Winter. Imaginations makes accessible to the broad reading public live early books by William Carlos Williams, which, except for Kora in Hell, have long been hard to find in their original and complete forms.
Written between 1920 and 1932, all five were first published in small editions, three of them in France. Automatic writing A Novelette. An antinovel whose subject is the impossibility of writing "The Great American Novel" in America. These are pivotal and seminal works, books in which a great writer was charting the course he later would follow, experimenting freely, boldly searching for a new kind of prose style to express "the power of the imagination to hold human beings to life and propel them onward.
Imaginations: Kora in Hell / Spring and All / The Descent of Winter / The Great American Novel / A Novelette & Other Prose: Five Experimental Prose Pieces ND Paperbook; Ndp #ad - The prose-poem improvisations Kora in Hell.
Selected Poems of Ezra Pound New Directions Paperbook Book 66New Directions #ad - The cantos, are presented in generous selections, Pound's major epic, chosen to emphasize the main themes of the whole poem. The span covered is pound's entire writing career, from his early lyrics and the translations of Provençal songs to his English version of Sophocles' Trachiniae. Included are parts of his best known works—the Chinese translations, the sequence called Hugh Selwyn Mauberly, the Homage to Sextus Propertius.
Ezra pound has been called "the inventor of modern poetry in English. The verse and criticism which he produced during the early years of the twentieth century very largely determined the directions of creative writing in our time; virtually every major poet in England and America today has acknowledged his help or influence.
Selected Poems of Ezra Pound New Directions Paperbook Book 66 #ad - Pound's lyric genius, his superb technique, and his fresh insight into literary problems make him one of the small company of men who through the centuries have kept poetry alive—one of the great innovators. This book offers a compact yet representative selection of Ezra Pound's poems and translations.
The Doctor StoriesNew Directions #ad - The writings are remarkably direct and freshly true. His writing makes us see it and hear it and grapple with it in all its complexities. As atul gawande notes, “reading these tales, you find yourself in a conversation with Williams about who people really are—who you really are. That is his lasting gift.
The Doctor Stories #ad - ”. A new edition of one of the best books ever written about being a doctor: writing as aware and memorable as Chekhov’s. The doctor stories collects thirteen of williams’s stories direct accounts of his experiences as a doctor, and a chapter from his autobiography that connects the world of medicine and writing, six related poems, and a final note by Williams’s son also a doctor, an introduction by Robert Coles who put the book together, as well as a new preface by Atul Gawande, about his famous father.
Williams recognized that, caring for the people of his city, he had a front-row seat to the human condition.
Selected PoemsNew Directions #ad - 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.
Selected Poems #ad - 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, "it's what he makes, " Williams maintained, with such intensity of purpose that it lives with an intrinsic movement of its own to verify its authenticity.
William Carlos Williams: A New World NakedTrinity University Press #ad - From a small-town doctor who delivered more than 3, 000 babies to an extraordinary revolutionary, Paul Mariani unfolds Williams' life and times while simultaneously letting the reader inside the poet's mind and language in this definitive masterwork. William carlos williams 1883–1963 emerged alongside Pound, Frost, Stevens, Eliot, and Yeats as one of the foremost poets of the 20th century.
. A finalist for the national book award and a new York Times Notable Book, William Carlos Williams: A New World Naked is a remarkable, rich blend of art and scholarship. Paterson, williams's epic masterpiece, raised everyday American speech to the highest levels of poetic imagination.
Spring and All#ad - He wrote this while tending to a sick child. So much dependsupona red wheelbarrowglazed with rainwaterbeside the whitechickens. Williams was well celebrated during his lifetime. He won the first National Book Award for Poetry. Spring and all, a collection of poems and essays, was first published by William Carlos Williams in 1932.
Spring and All #ad - . Williams was a true renaissance man - he was a doctor, an artist, and a poet. He was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize. Be inspired by his thought-provoking works!Note that Lisa Shea will also soon have an annotated and illustrated version, for those who would enjoy having notes on each poem. This collection contains many of his classics including Red Wheelbarrow.