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E.E. Cummings

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  • Forgotten treasures of the last century, from 25 writers

     
    In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including......
  • Natalie Merchant sings poetry. But does that make it new and improved?

     
    Natalie Merchant on Tuesday releases the album "Leave Your Sleep," 26 poems set to music. She's been working on the project for six years and will bring it to Los Angeles on April 20. She previewed the tracks in a......
  • A free story from Nathanael West

     
    Although Nathanael West was not a well-known writer in his time, he wrote two lasting novels -- "The Day of the Locust" and "Miss Lonelyhearts" -- before he was killed in a car crash in 1940 (he was on his......
  • Natalie Merchant performs 'Leave Your Sleep' tonight at Orpheum

     
    Natalie Merchant spent six years making “Leave Your Sleep,” a time frame more associated with writing a book than making an album. But it’s a fitting length of time for a two-disc set that adapts the poetry of e.e. cummings,......
  • Paul Coates and Matt Weinstock, Dec. 10, 1960

     
    Dec. 10, 1960: Matt Weinstock has the story of English instructor James Durbin, who read poems to USC’s English Club without disclosing the poets' names. The works were written by Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, Ezra Pound, e.e. cummings and a......
  • Gifts: On Valentine's Day have a little heart

     
    This one goes out to a guy after our own heart — and he’s got it now. Somehow the amorous little monogram has a lot more soul when it’s tucked in to be our little secret, rather than carried on......
  • The clarinet stories of jazz player Ben Goldberg

     
    Catching up with jazz clarinetist Ben Goldberg and his Go Home combo....
  • Now you see it

    "I am also your grandmother's Hungarian silver broach, / your husband's embroidered handkerchief, your Aunt's / suede purse from Sofia, your cousin's parasol / from Venice, your father's pantaloons from Pantagruel, / your sister's tea cup from Delft, your...