The Williamses spent most of the rest of their lives in Rutherford, although the couple did travel occasionally. He was freed from an excessive dependence on Pound's example, and his mother's influence became increasingly dominant.
Through these involvements Williams got to know the Dadaist movement, which may explain the influence on his earlier poems of Dadaist and Surrealist principles.
The death of his father in may have intensified his quest for place and belonging. Copyright The Gale Group, Inc. Reviewing Desert Music, Kenneth Rexroth called the title poem "an explicit statement of the irreducible humaneness of the human being. Kora in Hell was partly inspired by a book Pound had left in Williams's house.
A lecture Williams gave at Reed College was formative in inspiring three other important members of that Renaissance: He advocated that poets leave aside traditional poetic forms and unnecessary literary allusions, trying to see the world directly and using a language and form appropriate to the subject itself.
Improvisations, for example, suffered some stinging attacks. The effort it took the poet to find and pronounce words can hardly be indicated here. Walk out again into the cold and saunter home to the fire. Chief Works Heavy with implications, "The Young Housewife" displays Williams' penchant for freezing a moment in time.
After switching from dentistry and obtaining an M. The newlyweds moved into a house at 9 Ridge Road in Rutherford. Though he eventually taught himself to speak again and learned to type with his unparalyzed hand on an electric typewriter, his pace necessarily slowed.
Mariani, William Carlos Williams: Between and Williams did internships at both the old French Hospital and Child's Hospital in New York, and at the same time courted Florence "Flossie" Herman, who promised to wait for him while he studied pediatrics in Leipzig.
Others declare it a purist classic of imagism for its haiku-like form, simplified beauty, and muted tension. Williams expresses its uniqueness in an optical corollary: It was typical of Williams's critical innocence that in the s and s he vehemently continued to expound the modernist poetics first elaborated by Eliot and Pound a generation earlier, seemingly unaware that these theories had long since ceased to be revolutionary and were, in fact, the essence of the academic New Criticism he scorned.
His prologue to Kora came from his need "to give some indication of myself to the people I knew; sound off, tell the world—especially my intimate friends—how I felt about them.
Like Frost, he began to focus on everyday figures and objects. However, much of the critical attention paid to the text has underplayed or disregarded the central thematic characteristic of the text:. William Carlos Williams (), American writer and pediatrician, developed in his poetry a lucid, vital style that reproduced the characteristic rhythms of American speech.
William Carlos Williams's major work, Paterson (, published entire ), a five-volume impressionistic poem, is.
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