May I Feel Said He

By E. E. Cummings; Marc Chagall; Linda Sunshine (Editor)
(Welcome Books, Hardcover, 9780941807005, 1pp.)

Publication Date: October 1995

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The poem "may i feel said he" is a sensually ecstatic tribute to love and a humorous salute to the mating rituals between men and women. Originally published in Cumming's 1935 "No Thanks "collection, "may i feel said he "is one of the poet's most original and best loved works.
Marc Chagall's floating lovers and violin-playing horses are the perfect complement to Cumming's whimiscal poem. Chagall's lyrical work always reflected the artist's fascination with the many facets of love. "Is it not true that painting and color are inspired by love?" he wrote in 1973, at the age of 85. The twenty-three diverse paintings in this collection include many works that have rarely been seen in public."
may i feel said he "is a stunning marriage of art and poetry and a giddy celebration of love.

About the Author
E. E. Cummings (1894 1962) was among the most influential, widely read, and revered modernist poets. His many awards included an Academy of American Poets Fellowship, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Bollingen Prize. Among his many volumes are The Enormous Room and Tulips & Chimneys.

Ne a Witebsk en 1887 dans une famille juive de 9 enfants, Chagall s'installe a Paris, a La Ruche en 1911 ou il frequente Modigliani, Delaunay, Cendrars ou Apollinaire. En fuite a New-York de 1941 a 1948, il s'installe definitivement en France ou il ne cessera de travailler et finira sa vie en 1985, a Saint-Paul de Vence.

Linda Sunshine is the author of more than 50 books, including Mom Loves Me Best and She's Just That into You! Most recently, she has published books about the making of the movies Memoirs of a Geisha, Ray, Vanity Fair, and Sideways. Linda lives in Los Angeles and New York City.
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