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Author: William Carlos Williams
ISBN13: 978-0548572597
Title: The Tempers (1913)
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Language: English
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Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (October 2, 2007)
Pages: 48

The Tempers (1913) by William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams, the poet, novelist and playwright, was born in 1883 in Rutherford, New Jersey. After Swiss, Parisian and New York schools he studied medicine at Pennsylvania University, and later in New York and Leipzig. in Rutherford in 1909, the year of his first book, Poems. An early friend of Ezra Pound's, he was deeply influenced by Imagism, and this is reflected in Poems and The Tempers (1913). In 1920 he wrote, Til.

William Carlos Williams (), author of Paterson and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Pictures from Brueghel, is widely considered one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. Also a short-story writer, novelist, essayist, and translator, he helped in a big way to establish modernism in America. It is a small volume, comprising 21 poems. The Tempers was William Carlos Williams’ (1883-1963) second volume of poetry. His first, simply entitled Poems, had been published four years earlier. It was Pound’s interest and championing of Williams and his poetry that set the doctor from Rutherford on a lifelong devotion to poetry. Williams was raised in Rutherford, New Jersey, and attended the University of Pennsylvania.

Ezra Pound, a foremost figure of Modernist poetry, arranged for its publication, making himself a champion of Williams’ poetry. I544 W4. The poems collected in The Wedge appeared in several other literary magazines. Of this particular collection, only 380 copies were printed. The first poem, A Sort of Song, contains Williams’ famous aphorism on poetry: no ideas but in things. There are only 260 copies of this book which, sets some of Williams’ poems alongside the drawings of Keith Achepohl. Notice the flower shape that is set onto the cover. William Carlos Williams Biography and Resources.

William Carlos Williams was an American poet closely associated with modernism and imagism. He was also a pediatrician and general practitioner of medicine with a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. September 17, 1883 (age 79) Rutherford, New Jersey, United States. He published his first book, Poems, in 1909. His second book of poems, The Tempers, was published by a London press through the help of his friend, Ezra Pound whom he met while studying at the University of Pennsylvania. Although his primary occupation was as a family doctor, Williams had a successful literary career as a poet. In addition to poetry (his main literary focus), he occasionally wrote short stories, plays, novels, essays, and translations.

The Poets William Carlos Williams (1883-1963). Bookmark this page Manage My Reading List. A much admired homebody whose verse captures humanistic truths, William Carlos Williams managed a forty-one-year career in medicine alongside a considerable contribution to modern literature. His background as a jazz disciple allied him with poets Hart Crane, Jean Toomer, Wallace Stevens, and e. e. cummings, all proponents of variable meter. Williams maintained a slow, steady evolution into a significant spokesman for localism and the American idiom. Like Frost, he began to focus on everyday figures and objects.

William Carlos Williams was born on September 17, 1883 in Rutherford, New Jersey. He knew from an early age that he wanted to write, making the decision in high school to pursue a career as doctor and writer. Williams studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where he became friends with Ezra Pound. He was heavily influenced by Pound, who helped him get a collection of poems, The Tempers, published in 1913. He became alumnus from the University of Pennsylvania in 1906 when he earned his . By 1910, Williams had began his pediatric practice in his hometown. He continued to publish,.

Some of the better known books from the press are Hemingway's first book Three Stories and Ten Poems and Stein's The Making of Americans. Contact published one of Williams's finest early works, Spring and All (see lot 245).

The Tempers (Elkin Matthews, 1913). Al Que Quiere! (Four Seas, 1917). Paterson (New Directions, Book I, 1946; Book II, 1948; Book III, 1949; Book IV, 1951; Book V, 1958; Books I-V published in single volume, 1963). The Clouds (Wells College Press, 1948). The Collected Later Poems (New Directions, 1950; rev. 1963). Pound/Williams: Selected Letters of Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams (New Directions, 1996). The Letters of Denise Levertov and William Carlos Williams (New Directions, 1998). William Carlos Williams and Charles Tomlinson: A Transatlantic Connection (P. Lang, 1998). Many Loves and Other Plays: The Collected Plays of William Carlos Williams (New Directions, 1961).

William Carlos Williams. By. William Carlos Williams. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. A short book of not-very-good poems. This is the sort of stuff a new poet writes after reading Keats, Wordsworth, and Shelley: sappy, archaic, and full of mythological references. There's nothing memorable here.

com your best source for free audio books. By william carlos williams. London elkin mathews, cork street M CM XIII.

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Reviews: 7
Beautifully written poems by one of America’s best poets and writers. This compilation is deep, thoughtful, and avant garde in style. Published in 1913; this is his second work published.
All around genius writer, doctor, and humanitarian. I love his writing.
Awesome poetry
good deal
I think of William Carlos Williams as being one of the very best of American poets and especially in his later work. This is from the early years and very much worth reading as showing the promise of a great poet. Williams is also the most readable poet in the English language.
Beautifully written poems. I wish there was just more of them in this collection.
I read it twice and with each read came away with a new insight. The I went on Amazon and bought more works of Dr. Williams.