Remembering William Carlos Williams

Remembering William Carlos Williams A lifetime of memories a lifetime of writing a lifetime of publishing since what to do how to say it what is the organic form If you are James Laughlin founder and publisher of New Direction

  • Title: Remembering William Carlos Williams
  • Author: James Laughlin William Carlos Williams
  • ISBN: 9780811213073
  • Page: 358
  • Format: Paperback
  • A lifetime of memories, a lifetime of writing, a lifetime of publishing since 1936 what to do, how to say it, what is the organic form If you are James Laughlin, founder and publisher of New Directions, poet and friend of poets, you adapt the narrative metric of one friend Kenneth Rexoth to tell the very personal stories of your other friends with verve, compassion,A lifetime of memories, a lifetime of writing, a lifetime of publishing since 1936 what to do, how to say it, what is the organic form If you are James Laughlin, founder and publisher of New Directions, poet and friend of poets, you adapt the narrative metric of one friend Kenneth Rexoth to tell the very personal stories of your other friends with verve, compassion, and a shrewd eye to the emotional truth of complex relationships You call the whole memoir Byways, parts of which have begun to appear in literary journals But one part stands alone in your affections The section Remembering William Carlos Williams grows of its own accord and captures a relationship so perfectly that you decide to do it up as a little book and share it with a few friends who are enchanted To reach a wider audience, Remembering William Carlos Williams is now available in this New Directions Paperbook Original edition.

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    1. This wasn't exactly what I expected, but I still really liked it. It was an interesting look into the struggle to claim WCW's rightful position as celebrated American poet, and of the development of the actual form his poetry took. I have to say, I had a small twinge of anger reading about his affairs and how Floss, his wife (and second choice to begin with) lived with it. But it doesn't diminish how much I like his poetry. I especially liked the idea of him jotting down ideas for poems on presc [...]

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