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Further reading

Baldwin, Neil. To All Gentleness: William Carlos Williams: The Doctor Poet. New York: Atheneum Books, 1984.
Coles, Robert and Roma, Thomas. House Calls with William Carlos Williams, MD. Brooklyn: powerHouse Books, 2008.
Creeley, Robert. “A Visit with Dr. Williams.Sagetrieb 3.2 (Fall 1984): 2735.
Laughlin, James. Remembering William Carlos Williams. New York: New Directions, 1995.
Leibowitz, Herbert. “Something Urgent I Have to Say to You”: The Life and Works of William Carlos Williams. New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2011.
Mariani, Paul. William Carlos Williams: A New World Naked. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1981.
Wagner, Linda Welshimer, ed. Interviews with William Carlos Williams: “Speaking Straight Ahead.” New York: New Directions, 1976.
Whittemore, Reed. William Carlos Williams, Poet from Jersey. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975.
The American Idiom: A Correspondence. William Carlos Williams and Harold Norse. Ed. Wilson, John J.. San Francisco: Bright Tyger Press, 1990.
The Correspondence of William Carlos Williams and Louis Zukofsky. Ed. Ahearn, Barry. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 2003.
The Humane Particulars: The Collected Letters of William Carlos Williams and Kenneth Burke. Ed. East, James H.. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2003.
The Last Word: Letters between Marcia Nardi and William Carlos Williams. Ed. O’Neil, Elizabeth M.. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1994.
The Letters of Denise Levertov and William Carlos Williams. Ed. MacGowan, Christopher. New York: New Directions, 1998.
The Letters of Williams Carlos Williams to Edgar Irving Williams, 1902–1912. Ed. Krivak, Andrew J.. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009.
Pound/Williams: Selected Letters of Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams. Ed. Witemeyer, Hugh. New York: New Directions, 1996.
The Selected Letters of William Carlos Williams. Ed. Thirlwall, John C.. New York: McDowell, Obolensky, 1957.
William Carlos Williams and Charles Tomlinson: A Transatlantic Connection. Ed. Magid, Barry and Witemeyer, Hugh. New York: Peter Lang, 1999.
William Carlos Williams and James Laughlin: Selected Letters. Ed. Witemeyer, Hugh. New York: Norton, 1989.
William Carlos Williams and John Sanford: A Correspondence. Ed. Rolens, Lin. Santa Barbara: Oyster Press, 1984.
Ahearn, Barry. William Carlos Williams and Alterity: The Early Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Angoff, Charles, ed. William Carlos Williams. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1974.
Baldwin, Neil and Myers, Steven L.. The Manuscripts and Letters of William Carlos Williams in the Poetry Collection of the Lockwood Memorial Library, State University of New York at Buffalo, a Descriptive Catalogue. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1978.
Beck, John. Writing the Radical Center: William Carlos Williams, John Dewey, and American Cultural Politics. Albany: SUNY Press, 2001.
Bernstein, Michael. The Tale of the Tribe: Ezra Pound and the Modern Verse Epic. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980.
Berrien, Edith Heal, Perkins, Barbara, and Perkins, George. “Descriptive List of Works from the Library of William Carlos Williams at Fairleigh Dickinson University.” Ed. Schmidt, Peter. William Carlos Williams Review X.2 (Fall 1984), 3053.
Berry, Eleanor. “Williams’ Development of a New Prosodic Form – Not the ‘Variable Foot,’ but the ‘Sight-Stanza.’William Carlos Williams Review 7.2 (Fall 1981): 2130.
Berry, Eleanor. “The Williams-Oppen Connection.Sagetrieb 3.2 (Fall 1984): 99116.
Berry, Eleanor. “William Carlos Williams’ Triadic-Line Verse: An Analysis of Its Prosody.Twentieth Century Literature 35.3 (Fall 1989): 364–88.
Berry, Wendell. The Poetry of William Carlos Williams of Rutherford. Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2011.
Bloom, Harold. Bloom’s Major Poets: William Carlos Williams, Comprehensive Research and Study Guide. Broomall: Chelsea House, 2002.
Bremen, Brian A. William Carlos Williams and the Diagnostics of Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
Breslin, James E. B. William Carlos Williams: An American Artist. New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.
Breslin, James E. B.William Carlos Williams and Charles Demuth: Cross-Fertilization in the Arts.Journal of Modern Literature VI.2 (April 1977): 248–63.
Breslin, James E. B. From Modern to Contemporary: American Poetry, 1945–1965. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984.
Bufithis, Philip. “William Carlos Williams Writing against The Waste Land.Sagetrieb 8.1–2 (1989): 215–23.
Callan, Ron. William Carlos Williams and Transcendentalism: Fitting the Crab in a Box. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1992.
Cappucci, Paul R. William Carlos Williams’ Poetic Response to the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2002.
Cappucci, Paul R. William Carlos Williams, Frank O’Hara and the New York Art Scene. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2010.
Churchill, Suzanne W. The Little Magazine Others and the Renovation of Modern American Poetry. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006.
Cirasa, Robert J. The Lost Works of William Carlos Williams. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1995.
Clarke, Bruce. “The Fall of Montezuma: Poetry and History in William Carlos Williams and D. H. Lawrence.William Carlos Williams Review 12.1 (Spring 1986): 112.
Cohen, Milton A. Beleaguered Poets and Leftist Critics: Stevens, Cummings, Frost, and Williams in the 1930s. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2010.
Coles, Robert. William Carlos Williams: The Knack of Survival in America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1975.
Connaroe, Joel. William Carlos Williams’ Paterson: Language and Landscape. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1970.
Conrad, Bryce. Refiguring America: A Study of William Carlos Williams’ In the American Grain. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990.
Copestake, Ian D., ed. Rigor of Beauty: Essays in Commemoration of William Carlos Williams. Bern: Peter Lang, 2004.
Copestake, Ian D., ed. The Legacy of William Carlos Williams: Points of Contact. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.
Copestake, Ian D. The Ethics of William Carlos Williams’s Poetry. Rochester: Camden House, 2010.
Crawford, T. Hugh. Modernism, Medicine, & William Carlos Williams. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1993.
Cushman, Stephen. William Carlos Williams and the Meanings of Measure. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.
Diggory, Terence. William Carlos Williams and the Ethics of Painting. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991.
Dijkstra, Bram. The Hieroglyphics of a New Speech: Cubism, Stieglitz, and the Early Poetry of William Carlos Williams. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969.
Doyle, Charles, ed. William Carlos Williams, The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980.
Doyle, Charles, ed. William Carlos Williams and the American Poem. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1982.
Driscoll, Kerry. William Carlos Williams and the Maternal Muse. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1987.
Driscoll, Kerry. “Inversions, Evasions, Strange Machinations of Desire: William Carlos Williams and the Baroness Revisited.Sagetrieb 18.2–3 (2002): 4377.
Duffey, Bernard. A Poetry of Presence: The Writing of William Carlos Williams. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1986.
Durgin, Patrick F.Post-Language Poetries and Post-Ableist Poetics.Journal of Modern Literature 32.2 (2009): 159–84.
Fedo, David A. William Carlos Williams: A Poet in the American Theater. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1983.
Fisher-Wirth, Ann W. William Carlos Williams and Autobiography, The Woods of His Own Nature. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1989.
Frail, David. The Early Politics and Poetics of William Carlos Williams. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1987.
Fredman, Stephen. Poet’s Prose: The Crisis in American Verse. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983.
Gable, Craig A., ed. A Concordance to the Poetry of William Carlos Williams. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2012.
Gelpi, Albert. A Coherent Splendor: The American Poetic Renaissance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Gilbert, Sandra M.Purloined Letters: William Carlos Williams and ‘Cress.’William Carlos Williams Review XI.2 (Fall 1985): 515.
Giorcelli, Cristina and Stefanelli, Maria Anita, eds. The Rhetoric of Love in The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams. Rome: Edizioni Associate, 1993.
Gish, Robert F. William Carlos Williams: A Study of the Short Fiction. Boston: Twayne, 1989.
Graham, Theodora R.‘Her Heigh Compleynte’: The Cress Letters of Williams Carlos Williams’ Paterson.” In Ezra Pound & William Carlos Williams: The University of Pennsylvania Conference Papers. Ed. Hoffman, Daniel. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983: pp. 164193.
Guimond, James. The Art of William Carlos Williams, A Discovery and Possession of America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1968.
Hahn, Stephen. “‘It was … civilization I was after’: George Tice, William Carlos Williams, and the Archaeology of Paterson.The Literary Review 50.4 (Summer 2007): 6282.
Halter, Peter. The Revolution in the Visual Arts and the Poetry of William Carlos Williams. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Hatlen, Burton and Tryphonopoulos, Demetres, eds. William Carlos Williams and the Language of Poetry. Orono: National Poetry Foundation, 2002.
Hoffmann, Daniel, ed. Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams: The University of Pennsylvania Conference Papers. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983.
Juhasz, Suzanne. Metaphor and the Poetry of Williams, Pound, and Stevens. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1974.
Kallet, Marilyn. Honest Simplicity in William Carlos Williams’ “Asphodel, That Greeny Flower.” Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985.
Kenner, Hugh. A Homemade World: The American Modernist Writers. New York: Knopf, 1975.
Kinnahan, Linda A. Poetics of the Feminine: Authority and Literary Tradition in William Carlos Williams, Mina Loy, Denise Levertov, and Kathleen Fraser. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Koch, Vivienne. William Carlos Williams. Norfolk: New Directions, 1950.
Koehler, G. Stanley. Countries of the Mind: The Poetry of William Carlos Williams. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1998.
Kusch, Robert. “My Toughest Mentor,” Theodore Roethke and William Carlos Williams (1940–1948). Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1999.
Kutzinski, Vera M. Against the American Grain: Myth and History in William Carlos Williams, Jay Wright and Nicolás Guillén. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.
Larson, Kelli A. Guide to the Poetry of William Carlos Williams. New York: G. K. Hall, 1995.
Lenhart, Gary. The Teachers & Writers Guide to William Carlos Williams. New York: Teachers & Writers Collaborative, 1998.
Lloyd, Margaret Glynne. William Carlos Williams’s Paterson: A Critical Reappraisal. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1980.
Loevy, Stephen Ross. William Carlos Williams’s A Dream of Love. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1983.
Lowney, John. The American Avant-Garde Tradition: William Carlos Williams, Postmodern Poetry, and the Politics of Cultural Memory. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1997.
MacGowan, Christopher. William Carlos Williams’ Early Poetry: The Visual Arts Background. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1984.
Mariani, Paul. William Carlos Williams: The Poet and His Critics. Chicago: American Library Association, 1975.
Markos, Donald W. Ideas in Things: The Poems of William Carlos Williams. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1994.
Marling, William. William Carlos Williams and the Painters, 1909–1923. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1982.
Marsh, Alec. Money and Modernity: Pound, Williams, and the Spirit of Jefferson. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1998.
Martz, Louis, L. Many Gods and Many Voices: The Role of the Prophet in English and American Modernism. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1998.
Martz, Louis, L. The Poem of the Mind: Essays on Poetry, English and American. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1966.
Marzán, Julio. The Spanish American Roots of William Carlos Williams. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994.
Mazzaro, Jerome. William Carlos Williams: The Later Poems. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1973.
Miki, Roy. The PrePoetics of William Carlos Williams: Kora in Hell. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1983.
Miller, J. Hillis. Poets of Reality: Six Twentieth-Century Writers. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1965.
Miller, J. Hillis, ed. William Carlos Williams: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1966.
Monacell, Peter. “In the American Grid: Modern Poetry and the Suburbs.Journal of Modern Literature 35.1 (2011): 122–42.
Morris, Daniel. The Writings of William Carlos Williams: Publicity for the Self. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1995.
Nolan, Sarah. “‘The Poem is the World’: Re-Thinking Environmental Crisis Through William Carlos Williams’ Paterson.UnderCurrents 18 (2014): 3843.
Oliphant, Dave and Thomas, Zigal, eds. WCW & Others, Essays on Williams Carlos Williams and his Association with Ezra Pound, Hilda Doolittle, Marcel Duchamp, Marianne Moore, Emanuel Romano, Wallace Stevens, and Louis Zukofsky. Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, 1985.
Paul, Sherman. The Music of Survival: A Biography of a Poem by William Carlos Williams. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1968.
Perleman, Bob. “A Williams Sound-Script: Listening to ‘The Sea-Elephant.’English Studies in Canada 33.4 (December 2007): 3753.
Perloff, Marjorie. The Poetics of Indeterminacy: Rimbaud to Cage. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981.
Perloff, Marjorie. The Dance of the Intellect: Studies in the Poetry of the Pound Tradition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Peterson, Walter Scott. An Approach to Paterson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967.
Qian, Zhaoming. Orientalism and Modernism: The Legacy of China in Pound and Williams. Durham: Duke University Press, 1995.
Rapp, Carl. William Carlos Williams and Romantic Idealism. Hanover: University Press of New England, 1984.
Rehder, Robert. Stevens, Williams, Crane and the Motive for Metaphor. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Riddel, Joseph N. The Inverted Bell: Modernism and the Counterpoetics of William Carlos Williams. With a New Postscript by the Author. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991.
Rodgers, Audrey T. Virgin and Whore: The Image of Women in the Poetry of William Carlos Williams. Jefferson: McFarland, 1987.
Sankey, Benjamin. A Companion to William Carlos Williams’s Paterson. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971.
Sayre, Henry M. The Visual Text of William Carlos Williams. Urbana: University Of Illinois Press, 1983.
Schmidt, Peter. William Carlos Williams, the Arts, and Literary Tradition. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1988.
Sharpe, William Chapman. Unreal Cities: Urban Configuration in Wordsworth, Baudelaire, Whitman, Eliot and Williams. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.
Steinman, Lisa M. Made in America: Science, Technology, and American Modernist Poets. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987.
Tapscott, Stephen. American Beauty: William Carlos Williams and the Modernist Whitman. New York: Columbia University Press, 1984.
Tashjian, Dickran. Skyscraper Primitives: Dada and the American Avant-Garde, 1910 – 1925. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1975.
Tashjian, Dickran. William Carlos Williams and the American Scene, 1920 – 1940. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1978.
Terrell, Carroll F., ed. William Carlos Williams: Man and Poet. Orono: National Poetry Foundation, 1983.
Tichi, Cecelia. Shifting Gears: Technology, Literature, Culture in Modernist America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987.
Tomlinson, Charles, ed. William Carlos Williams: A Critical Anthology. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1972.
Townley, Rod. The Early Poetry of William Carlos Williams. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1975.
Wagner, Linda Welshimer. The Poems of William Carlos Williams: A Critical Study. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1964.
Wagner, Linda Welshimer. The Prose of William Carlos Williams. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1970.
Wagner, Linda Welshimer. William Carlos Williams: A Reference Guide. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1978.
Wallace, Emily Mitchell. A Bibliography of William Carlos Williams. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 1968.
Wallaert, Josh. “The Ecopoetics of Perfection: William Carlos Williams and Nature in Spring and All.” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Envioronment 12.1 (2005): 7998.
Weaver, Mike. William Carlos Williams: The American Background. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971.
Whitaker, Thomas R. William Carlos Williams. Rev. Ed. Boston: Twayne, 1989.
White, Eric B. Transatlantic Avant-Gardes: Little Magazines and Localist Modernism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
Williams, William Carlos. Many Loves and Other Plays. New York: New Directions, 1961.
Williams, William Carlos, translator. Soupault, Philippe. Last Nights of Paris. New York: Full Court Press, 1982.
Williams, William Carlos. Something to Say: William Carlos Williams on Younger Poets. Ed. Breslin, James E. B.. New York: New Directions, 1985.
Williams, William Carlos. William Carlos Williams: The Collected Recordings. Ed. Swigg., Richard Twenty Audio-Cassette Tapes. Keele University, England, 1993. Available online at PennSound, http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Williams-WC.php.
Williams, William Carlos. Poems [1909]. Introduction by Wright-Peterson, Virginia M.. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002.
Williams, William Carlos. By Word of Mouth: Poems from the Spanish, 1916–1959. Ed. Cohen, Jonathan. New York: New Directions, 2011.