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ee cummings
(1894 - 1962)

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1894 Born 14 October in Cambridge, Massachusetts
1915 Received his B.A. from Harvard
1916 Received his M.A. from Harvard
1917 Volunteers to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France
1922 The Enormous Room published
1923 Tulips and Chimneys published
1924 Marries Elaine Orr, they are divorced within the year
1924 Returns to New York
1925 & published
1925 XLI Poems published
1929 Marries Anne Barton
1931 CIOPW, a collection of drawings and paintings, published
1931 ViVa published
1931 VV published
1931 Travels Russia for six weeks
1932 Divorces Anne Barton
1933 Eimi published
1934 Takes up residence with Marion Morehouse, she remains his common-law wife until his death
1935 No Thanks published
1935 Tom published
1936 1/20 published
1941 Fifty Poems published
1944 1 x 1 published
1950 Xaipe published
1951 Awarded a Guggenheim fellowship
1952 Holds Charles Eliot Norton lectureship at Harvard
1955 Awarded a special citation from the National Book Award Committee
1957 Appointed the festival poet for the Boston Arts Festival
1958 95 Poems published
1958 Wins Bollingen Prize
1959 Wins two-year grant of $15,000 from the Ford Foundation
1962 Adventures in Value published
1962 Dies 3 September in Conway, NH
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