E. E. Cummings



Primary Sources:



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    • & [And]. New York: Privately Printed, 1925.


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    • 1 x 1. New York: Henry Holt, 1944.


    • Xaipe. New York: Open UP, 1950


    • Poems 1923-1954. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1954.


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    • 73 Poems. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1963.


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Lectures and articles:

    • i: six nonlectures. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 1953.


    • Firmage, George J., ed. E. E. Cummings: A Miscellany Revised. New York: 0ctober House, 1965.

Books of paintings and drawings:

    • CIOPW. New York: Covici, Friede, 193 1.



    • Selected Letters of E. E. Cummings. Eds. Dupee, F. W., and George Stade. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1969.


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Bibliographical Sources:

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    • ---. E. E. Cummings: The Art of His Poetry. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1960.


    • ---. E. E. Cummings: The Growth of a Writer. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1964.


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