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e.e.cummings

Edward Estlin Cummings (1894 – 1962) was a controversial writer, and even though he grew up very liberal, he later turned Republican and supported McCarthy. Some of his roughly 2900 poems are beautiful. E. E. Cumming’s Life by Nicholas Everett, From: “The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-century Poetry in English.” Ed. Ian Hamilton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. “Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to liberal, indulgent parents who from early on encouraged him to develop his creative gifts. While at Harvard, where his father had taught before becoming a Unitarian minister, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic...