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In the American Grain

A book by William Carlos Williams

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  • Jun 30, 2010
such a good author
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review by . June 22, 2010
Although he is best known for his sparse, vivid poetry, William Carlos Williams devoted much of his considerable intellectual toil to writing prose. He was especially concerned with defining a new, distinctively American, poetic practice. To this end, he studied American history and literature in great depth, attempting to trace his own sensibilities through the turbid history of our continent. In his short introductory note, William Carlos Williams characterizes this work, In the American Grain, …
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William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet closely associated with modernism and Imagism. He was also a pediatrician and general practitioner of medicine, having graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Williams "worked harder at being a writer than he did at being a physician"; but during his long lifetime, Williams excelled at both.


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Author: William Carlos Williams
Genre: American HIsotry
Publisher: New Directions
Date Published: 1933
ISBN: 0-8112-0230-5
Format: Paperback
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