Poetry Books by William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book The Dog and the Fever Authors: Pedro Espinosa, William Carlos Williams, Jonathan Cohen
Publisher: New Directions
Published Date: 2013-09-01
Categories: Fiction
A proto-modern burlesque novel from Spain s Golden Age, translated by William Carlos Williams and his mother"

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book Paterson Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Published Date: 1963
Categories: American poetry
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).

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book The Build-up Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1968
Categories: Fiction
The Build-up, Volume 3 of the Stecher Trilogy, picks up the thread of White Mule and In the Money. Although all of the novels deal with the triumphant rise of an immigrant family in the early 1900s, The Build-up is more concerned with the overwhelming drive and ambition of Joe Stecher's wife, Gurlie. After years of hard work, careful planning (and his wife's badgering) Joe's printing business is providing his family with a comfortable income. As soon as her financial goal is realized, Gurlie focuses her attention on another area. Her phenomenal energy is soon earning her all unassailable position as a social leader in a small New Jersey suburb. Her achievement is not without its heartache, however. This story is told with all the gentle humor and exacting detail that mark Williams's prose works.

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book William Carlos Williams and James Laughlin Authors: William Carlos Williams, James Laughlin, Hugh Witemeyer
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Published Date: 1989
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Selected letters depict the development of the friendship between Williams and Laughlin, a young publisher

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book The Humane Particulars Authors: William Carlos Williams, Kenneth Burke, James H. East
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
Published Date: 2003-01
Categories: Literary Collections
"The letters refer to happy times spent together - walks in the woods, picnics and swimming, and visits to Burke's farm in Andover, New Jersey. They reveal, among other interesting personal matters, Burke's fascination with William's double life as physician and poet, Burke's hypochondria, and William's at times chastising medical advice to Burke. But, more important, the letters preserve the continual wrangling over the origin and nature of literary form that enlightened the pair's many disagreements. Of particular interest, the correspondence documents a largely unexplored aspect of Burke's career - his reciprocally influential relationship with the writers of the late modern and midcentury periods."--BOOK JACKET.

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book Asphodel, that Greeny Flower & Other Love Poems Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1994
Categories: Poetry
A dozen poems on love by a New Jersey obstetrician (1883-1963) who often wrote them on office prescription pads. In the title poem, first published when he was 72, he wrote: "What power has love but forgiveness? / In other words / by its intervention / what has been done / can be undone."

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book I Wanted to Write a Poem Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1978
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Subtitled The Autobiography of the Works of a Poet," this unique volume was the result of a series of informal conversations in the mid-1950s between Dr. Williams, his wife, and Edith Heal, then a student at Columbia University. In the relaxed atmosphere of the Williams home in Rutherford, New Jersey, the three discussed, chronologically, the poet's works as collected on his very own library shelves. "There was an air of discovery about the whole procedure," Miss Heal writes in her introduction, "the poet's excited 'Why I'd forgotten this dedication,' the unexpected appearance of reviews that had been tucked away in the pages of the books, pencilled corrections in the text, scrawled first drafts on prescription blanks." I Wanted to Write a Poem is, then, a brief "talking" bibliography, alive with the Williamses' memories of the circumstances in which the books were brought into being - in Miss Heal's words, "a nostalgic review of the early twentieth-century literary world." "

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book The Doctor Stories Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1984
Categories: Fiction
Gathers poems, a selection from the author's autobiography, and a dozen stories about doctors, patients, errors in judgement, and breakthroughs

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book In the American Grain Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1956
Categories: Fiction
William Carlos Williams's examination of American history in a series of reflective essays.

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book White Mule Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1937
Categories: Fiction
White Mule is the first of a trilogy of novels by William Carlos Williams about the immigrant Stecher family in New York at the turn of the 20th century. The "White Mule" of the title refers to Flossie, the angry, assertive, uncompromising baby, who can kick like White Mule whiskey.

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book Pictures from Brueghel Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1962
Categories: Poetry
A collection of poems written between 1950 and 1962 by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, including the complete texts of two earlier volumes, as well as a selection of previously uncollected works.

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book The Embodiment of Knowledge Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1974
Categories: Literary Criticism
WCW, The Embodiment of Knowledge. Early essays.

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book Selected Poems Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1985
Categories: Poetry
Offers a collection of poems along with notes on the text.

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book A Voyage to Pagany Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1970
Categories: Fiction
Originally published in 1928 by Macaulay.

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book Yes, Mrs. Williams Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1982
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Originally published in 1959, Yes, Mrs. Williams has long been unavailable. In recalling one of the determined women" in his life. William Carlos Williams, the quintessentially American poet of this century, does not write about his mother so much as recreate her. An experimentalist in prose as well as poetry, Williams records the "talk" of Raquel Helene Rose Hoheb Williams, capturing the contradictions of this Spanish-speaking, Puerto Rican-born, Parisian-trained artist turned New Jersey wile and mother, her strength and cantankerousness, her vitality and sense of failed purpose. For this first New Directions paperbook edition, Dr. William Eric Williams, son and grandson, has written an illuminating foreword that includes newly discovered Williams family letters. "

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book The Selected Letters of William Carlos Williams Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1984
Categories: Literary Collections
The correspondence of the American writer illuminates his life and presents his observations on poetry

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book Selected Essays of William Carlos Williams Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Published Date: 1969-01
Categories: Literary Collections
Throughout his life, Dr. Williams tirelessly defended and promoted the best in modern literature and art. He contributed widely to leading literary magazines, wrote prefaces and introductions, and lectured at many universities. This selection represents his finest work in criticism. Much of it concerns poetry and poets T. S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas, Karl Shapiro, E. E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, Carl Sandburg, Robert Lowell and many others. Williams also spoke out on painters and paintings as well as music and literature. There are essays on James Joyce, Shakespeare, Federico Garcia Lorca, the basis of faith in art, the American Revolution, H. L. Mencken's The American Language, Ford Madox Ford, American primitive painters, Antheil's music, and the work of Gertrude Stein."

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams: 1909-1939 Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1986
Categories: Poetry
Collection of poems by the American twentieth century poet.

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams: 1939-1962 Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1991
Categories: Poetry
Gathers, chronologically, all the major poems of Williams' career

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book The William Carlos Williams Reader Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1966
Categories: Literary Collections
Selections from Williams' drama, fiction, prose, autobiography and major poetry are critically introduced

William Carlos Williams Books, William Carlos Williams poetry book Something to Say Authors: William Carlos Williams
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Published Date: 1985
Categories: Literary Criticism
Gathers the author's reviews, essays, and letters concerning modern poets, including Rexroth, Lowell, and Ginsberg



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