E. E. Cummings, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

E. E. Cummings

American poet

Date of Birth: 14-Oct-1894

Place of Birth: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Death: 03-Sep-1962

Profession: writer, poet, playwright, painter, novelist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About E. E. Cummings

  • Edward Estlin "E.
  • E." Cummings (October 14, 1894 ÔÇô September 3, 1962), often styled as e e cummings, as he is attributed in many of his published works, was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright.
  • He wrote approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays, and several essays.
  • He is often regarded as one of the most important American poets of the 20th century. Cummings is associated with modernist free-form poetry.
  • Much of his work has idiosyncratic syntax and uses lower case spellings for poetic expression.
  • His use of lower case extended to rendering even the personal pronoun I as i, as in the phrase "i shall go.ÔÇŁ

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