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The Life and Legacy of Poet E. E. Cummings

Thursday, March 06, 2014

E. E. Cummings was a novelist, painter, and playwright who is considered to be one of America’s preeminent 20th-century poets. Susan Cheever talks about his life and work and her new biography E. E. Cummings: A Life. She discusses his childhood, and explores where his rebellion against conventional authority and the critical establishment came from, and talks about his friendships, influences, and the impact of his work.

Guests:

Susan Cheever

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