William Carlos Williams and James Laughlin (Hardcover)

Selected Letters

By William Carlos Williams, James Laughlin, Hugh Witemeyer (Editor)

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393026825

Publication Date: September 17, 1989

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Description

This volume chronicles the correspondence between William Carlos Williams, a Pullitzer Prize-winning American poet, and his publisher, James Laughlin, the founder of "New Directions".


The letters discuss modernism, art, publishing, and the writer/editor relationship between the two men.


About the Author

Besides being a practicing physician, William Carlos Williams (1883–1963) was a poet, short-story writer, novelist, translator, playwright, and essayist whose contribution to the development of modern American poetry grew out of his commitment to recording the "local" experience of Rutherford, New Jersey, and its environs.