E. e. Cummings

Goldman, Phyllis Barkas
January 1996
Monkeyshines on Great American Authors;1996, p116
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This article presents information on an American poet Edward Estlin Cummings. Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. His first two initials appearing in lowercase letters, as" e. e. Cummings" brought the writer a lot of attention. With support from his mother at an early age, Cummings became an influential and famous poet. In 1917, while at Harvard University, several of Cummings' poems were published in Eight Harvard Poets, an anthology (collection of works). With Cummings' use of different writing styles, his career in poetry became a success.


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