Who is William Carlos Williams?

  • (noun): United States poet (1883-1963).
    Synonyms: Williams

William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet closely associated with modernism and imagism. He was also a pediatrician and general practitioner of medicine with a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Williams "worked harder at being a writer than he did at being a physician" but excelled at both.

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20th Century In Literature - Interwar Period
... Cummings (USA) Futility by William Gerhardie (Russia, England) The Beautiful and Damned by F ... Hay by Aldous Huxley Three Soldiers by John Dos Passos (USA) The Great American Novel by William Carlos Williams The Devil in the Flesh by Raymond Radiguet (France) Aelita by Alexey Tolstoy (Russia) Plays The ... Marcel Proust Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passos In the American Grain by William Carlos Williams The Desert of Love by François Mauriac (France) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by ...
Eli Siegel - Works - Comments On Siegel's Work
... William Carlos Williams was an early supporter of Siegel's poetry and defender of his views ... Williams wrote And Williams continued Eli Siegel's work, which in time became Aesthetic Realism, was the cause of some of the largest praise, the largest love in persons, and also the largest ... a contemporary who is great who all his life met what William Carlos Williams described him as meeting, `the extreme resentment that a fixed, sclerotic mind feels confronting this new' who now, after his ...
Journey To Love (William Carlos Williams)
... Journey to Love was a 1955 Random House book by the American modernist poet/writer William Carlos Williams ... from Brueghel and other poems by William Carlos Williams Collected Poems 1950-1962 ...
William Carlos Williams - Further Reading
... “Something Urgent I Have to Say to You” The Life and Works of William Carlos Williams ... By Herbert Leibowitz ...
The Dial - Notable Contributors By Volume
... Marcel Proust, Arthur Rimbaud, Vincent van Gogh, William Carlos Williams, William Butler Yeats Vol ... Murry, Pablo Picasso, Ezra Pound, Logan Pearsall Smith, Arthur Schnitzler, Max Weber, William Butler Yeats Vol ... Paul Rosenfeld, Arthur Schnitzler, Wallace Stevens, Edmund Wilson, William Butler Yeats Vol ...

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    I saw the figure 5
    in gold

    on a red
    firetruck
    —William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)

    no little brass rollers
    and small easy wheels on the bottom—
    my townspeople what are you thinking of!
    A rough plain hearse then
    with gilt wheels and no top at all.
    —William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)

    Now owing, I’m much disposed to fear,
    To his terrible taste for tippling,
    That highly respectable gondolier
    Could never declare with a mind sincere
    Which of the two was his offspring dear
    And which the Royal stripling.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Which shore?
    Agh, petals maybe. How
    should I know?
    Which shore? Which shore?
    I said petals from an appletree.
    —William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)