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E.E. Cummings, 1894-1962

Tulips & Chimneys (1937)

PS3505.U334 T8 1937        

This limited edition of the book was the only complete edition at the time it was printed, and it was the first edition that used Cummings’ original arrangement. Many of Cummings' anthologized works come from this collection.

 

 

 

 

 

No Thanks (1978)

PS3505.U334 N6 1978        

This book of poems, originally from 1935, was Cummings’ sixth. It was rejected by fourteen publishers despite Cummings’ excellent track record as a poet. The publishers who rejected him are listed at the beginning of the book, and the title of this collection is apparently directed towards them. The collection was eventually published because Cummings’ mother paid for it. This particular printing of the book is based on the final corrected manuscript.

 

 

in Just-spring (1988)

PS3505.U334 I5 1988        

This book was published after Cummings’ death, but it is unique in that it shows a full color version of his poems “in Just-spring,” “hist  wist,” and “Tumbling-hair” in the form of a children’s book. These three poems were originally published in Cummings’ first book, Tulips & Chimneys,in 1923.

  

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 6/26/15