Selected essays. William Carlos Williams.
- Other Title:
- Selected essays of William Carlos Williams
- New York, Random House 
xviii, 342 pages 22 cm
Literature -- History and criticism.
- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- Place of Publication:
- United States New York (State) New York.
- Prologue to Kora in Hell (1920)
A Matisse (1921)
Yours, O youth (1921)
The writers of the American Revolution (1936)
George Antheil and the Cantilene critics (1928)
Notes in diary form (1927)
A note on the recent work of James Joyce (1927)
A point for American criticism (1929)
The simplicity of disorder (1929)
Caviar and bread again: a warning to the new writer (1930?)
Excerpts from a critical sketch: a draft of XXX Cantos by Ezra Pound (1931)
The work of Gertrude Stein (1930)
Marianne Moore (1931)
Kenneth Burke (1929)
The American background: America and Alfred Stieglitz (1934)
A 1 pound Stein (1935)
Pound's eleven new "Cantos" (1935)
An incredible neglect redefined (1936)
The basis of faith in art (1937?)
Against the weather: a study of the artist (1939)
Federico Garcia Lorca (1939)
Introduction to Charles Sheeler -paintings -drawings -photographs (1939)
The tortuous straightness of Chas. Henri Ford (1939)
A letter (1940)
Midas: a proposal for a magazine (1941)
An afternoon with Tchelitchew (1937)
Author's introduction to The wedge (1944)
Shapiro is all right (1946)
Lower case Cummings (1946)
Carl Sandburg's complete poems (1951)
The poem as a field of action (1948)
Marianne Moore (1948)
A beginning on the short story: notes (1949)
Foreword to The autobiography of William Carlos Williams (1951)
"Parade's end " (1951)
In a mood of tragedy: The mills of the Kavanaughs (1951)
Dylan Thomas (1954)
Painting in the American grain (1954)
On measure -statement for Cid Corman (1954).
- Title page printed on two opposing pages in black with the author's name in green.
Designer: Ernst Reichl.
"A Random House Book"--Dustjacket.
"The essays printed for the first time are: 'The Writers of the American Revolution,' 'Shakespeare,' 'The Basis of Faith in Art,' amd 'The Poem as a Field of Action.' 'Notes on a Diary Form' marked '1927' and 'Not previously published,' was printed in 1928."--Cf. Wallace.
Green cloth boards stamped in white and gold on front cover and spine. Gray endpapers. Top edge stained orange.
- Local notes:
- Culture Class Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Culture Class Collection copy inscribed "For Florence with my love. William Carlos Williams. Nov. 6/54".
Culture Class Collection copy is "First Printing".
Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1, 2 & 3 have dustjackets retained.
- Penn Provenance:
- Williams, Florence H. (Florence Herman), -1976 (inscription) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1, 2 & 3)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- Wallace, E. M. : Bibliography of William Carlos Williams, A40
- Reichl, Ernst, 1900-1980.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
- Other format:
- Online version: Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. Selected essays.
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