By J. Alison Rosenblitt
Cummings. He specialized within the learn of classical literature as an undergraduate at Harvard, and his contemporaries observed him as a 'pagan' poet or a 'Juvenalian' satirist, with an Aristophanic feel of humour. In E.E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classics, Alison Rosenblitt goals to recuperate for the contemporary
reader this misplaced figuring out of Cummings as a classicizing poet. The ebook additionally comprises an variation of formerly unpublished paintings by means of Cummings himself, unearthed from archival examine. For the 1st time, the reader has entry to the complete scope of Cummings' translations from Horace, Homer, and Greek drama, in addition to brief items of classically-related prose, a brief 'Alcaics' and a formerly unknown and classicizing parody of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land. This new paintings is
exciting in its personal correct and necessary to realizing Cummings' improvement as a poet.
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E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classics: Each Imperishable Stanza (Classical Presences) by J. Alison Rosenblitt