Letters to Alfred Rice, 1949-1961.


Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Letters to Alfred Rice, 1949-1961.

Letters to Alfred Rice, 1949-1961.

Letters mostly address the dispute over the title of Cummings' collection of poetry entitled Xaipe. He wrote to Rice explaining the pressures he felt from the editor Vaudrin. Baumgarten worked at Brandt and Brandt, and Vandrin at Oxford University Press. Cummings also wrote about problems over the inheritance of land from his mother. Several letters dispute Cummings' title to the land, and there is also a hand-drawn map of the land in question.

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Rice, Alfred,

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Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

Vaudrin, Philip,

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Baumgarten, Bernice,

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Oxford University Press, Inc., 1964, 1971

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Brandt & Brandt.

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