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Al Que Quiere! - by William Carlos Williams (Paperback)

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Published in 1917 by Four Seas Press, Al Que Quiere! was William Carlos Williams’s third poetry book—his breakthrough volume—and contains some of his best-loved poems (“Tract,” “Apology,” “El Hombre,” “Danse Russe,” “January Morning,” and “Smell!”), as well as a Whitmanesque concluding long poem, “The Wanderer,” that anticipates his epic masterpiece Paterson. Al Que Quiere! is the culmination of an experimental period for Williams that included his translations from Spanish. The Spanish epigraph of Al Que Quiere! is from the short story “El hombre que pareci´a un caballo” (“The Man Who Resembled a Horse”) by the Guatemalan author Rafael Are´valo Marti´nez. This centennial edition contains Williams’s translation of the story (made with the help of his father), as well as a fascinating chapter from a book of conversations with Williams, I Wanted to Write a Poem, in which he comments on the individual poems.
Number of Pages: 92
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: William Carlos Williams
Language: English
Street Date: October 31, 2017
TCIN: 52770581
UPC: 9780811226660
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-6589
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