Love by E. E. Cummings
Selected Poems by E.E. Cummings

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E. E. Cummings, one of the most famous poets of all time, is known for his concise, often sassy poems that speak right to the heart. Illuminated through Caldecott Honor Illustrator Christopher Myers's electrifying artwork, E. E. Cummings' Love: Selected Poems is filled with humor, feeling, and romance for young teens and adults. From "the moon is hiding in her hair" to "may i feel, said he," this book fulfills the Cummings collector's ultimate wishes, and is the perfect gift for anyone interested in the magic and romance entrenched in the language of love.
 

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A Harvard University graduate, e e cummings lived in Greenwich Village and spent his summers on a farm in New Hampshire. While working for the American Red Cross in France in 1917, cummings was mistakenly imprisoned for several months. This experience resulted in the publication of a novel, The Enormous Room (1922). Although he went on to write other prose, it is for his poetry that he is best known. He also published plays, wrote a ballet, and was a respected painter. He was awarded many honors for his work, including the 1958 Bollingen Prize for poetry and the National Book Award in 1955. Although he used many techniques to stress his meaning, he wrote about the traditional subjects of love, nature, and the corrupting influence of materialism. cummings delivered lectures while at Harvard in 1952. He also wrote the delightful commentaries for the 50 photographs in Adventures in Value by his wife, Marion Morehouse, a fine and sensitive photographer Myers is a graduate of Brown University and has completed the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program.
 
Published April 1, 2003 by Hyperion. 48 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A Regency with one amusing (if rather stiffly handled) twist: poor Emily, daughter of Lord and Lady Harmon, is myopic as a mole--a catastrophe, for Lady Harmon will not allow Emily to wear her spectacles in public.

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On Delia’s birthday her mother died, drowned wearing her expensive new bra, her engagement ring, and the ear-rings given to her by her estranged husband almost fifty years earlier.

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Never joined my local fan club, though – the self-styled ‘Ice Lords of Calgary’ – whom I mention to augment Booy’s round-up of North American sects.

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She probably fared best of all when she used to show up on her pal Chelsea Handler‘s show.

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