Sunday, February 26, 2012

e.e. cummings. Contrary to popular wisdom it was not cummings who chose to spell his name in lowercase, but his publisher. And as Norman Friedman pointed out “the common misperception that he is a lowercase poet is his usual printing of `I’ as `i’.” In his letters, cummings “most frequently used the uppercase form, with his signature at the bottom in caps.”

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