By J. Alison Rosenblitt
Cummings. He specialized within the research 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 get better for the contemporary
reader this misplaced realizing of Cummings as a classicizing poet. The e-book additionally comprises an variation of formerly unpublished paintings by way of Cummings himself, unearthed from archival learn. For the 1st time, the reader has entry to the entire 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 figuring out Cummings' improvement as a poet.
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