EDWARD ESTLIN CUMMINGS (Estlin) is born October 14 in family property 104 Irving Street, Cambridge, Mass.
, the son of EDWARD and REBECCA CLARKE CUMMINGS. His energetic, adaptable, and extremely articulate father teaches sociology and personal science by Harvard in the 1890s in addition to 1900 is definitely ordained ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) of the To the south Congregational House of worship, Unitarian, in Boston. The Irving Streets household includes at numerous times Grandma Cummings, MISS JANE CUMMINGS (Aunt Jane), EECs maternal uncle, GEORGE CLARKE, and younger sis ELIZABETH (Elos), who sooner or later marries Carlton Qualey. EEC attends Cambridge public colleges, vacations in Maine with the relatives summer home, Joy Farm, in Silver precious metal Lake, In.
H. Since I can remember Ive crafted, painted or perhaps made images.
1911 Enters Harvard College, devoted to Greek and other languages This individual contributes poetry to Harvard periodicals, is usually exposed to the job of EZRA POUND and also other modernist freelance writers and artists, and forms lasting friendships with JOHN DOS PASSOS (Dos), L. STEWART MITCHELL (The Great Awk), EDWARD CULLEN NAGLE (stepson of the sculptor Gaston Lachaise), SCOFIELD THAYER (Sco), WAYNE SIBLEY WATSON (Sib), H.
PROMOTE DAMON, GILBERT SELDES, M. R. WERNER (Morrie), FREDERICK FERDINAND GOULD (Joe), ROBERT HILLYER.
1915 Graduates magna cum laude, provides commencement talk about on The New Art.
1916 Receives MA from Harvard Graduate College of Artistry and Savoir.
1917 In Nyc. Lives in 21 East 15th Road with the artist ARTHUR PAT (Tex). Performs for L.
Farreneheit. Collier & Son. In April ties Norton-Haries Mat Corps. Sails for England on La Touraine, getting together with on board another Harjes-Norton sponsor, WILLIAM SLATER BROWN, that will remain his lifelong good friend.
After several weeks in Paris EEC and Dark brown are assigned to secours duty about Noyon sector. Browns letters home arouse suspicions of French armed service censor. Upon September 21, he is arrested together with Cummings, who refuses to dissociate him self from his friend. The two are sent to the concentration camp at La Ferte Mace, where they will submit to help interrogation.
Following strenuous efforts on his fathers part, EEC can be released December 19. 8 Harvard Poets published, with EEC among contributors.
1918 Comes in Nyc from Portugal January 1 ) Moves with W.
Slater Dark brown to 14 Christopher Street. Drafted during summer, stationed at Camp Devens right up until his relieve following Arrêt. Moves with Brown to 9 Western 14th Avenue, New York. Meets Elaine Orr, whom he will probably later marry and who will be the mom of his only child, Nancy (Mopsy), now Mrs.
Kevin Andrews. Wedding ceremony will result in divorce.
1920 In New York. Functions seriously at his painting.
Friendship with GASTON LACHAISE. Initially number of the new Dial, held by Scofield Thayer and J. Sibley Watson, with R. Stewart Mitchell while managing publisher, comes out in January.
Other good friends connected with The Dial in various occasions and in several capacities: PAUL ROSENFELD, music critic, HOLLY McBRIDE, fine art critic, GILBERT SELDES, MARIANNE MOORE, KENNETH BURKE, EDMUND WILSON. On his fathers recommending, EEC commences, in September, to write The large Room, a bank account of his and Browns experiences in the La Ferte Mace prison.
1921 Travels to Portugal and Spain with Dos Passos, then to Paris, which in turn remains his European headquarters for the next 2 yrs. Friends manufactured during these years include EZRA POUND, SCHARF CRANE, JOHN PEALE BISHOP, LEWIS GALANTIERE, GORHAM M.
MUNSON, MALCOLM COWLE, ARCHIBALD MacLEISH.
1922 In Rapallo and The italian capital during early on summer, complies with parents in Venice in late summer. The Enormous Room released in mutilalated version by simply Boni and Liveright, Ny.
1923 Summer for Guethary, Italy.
Back in New York in autumn, moves to 4 Patchin Place, which in turn remains his New York addresses until his death. Tulips and Chimneys published.
1924 In Paris about first of a number of short journeys he makes to The european union during the afterwards twenties.
1925 Is victorious Dial Award- Begins to compose and pull for Vanity Fair.
& and XLI Poetry published.
1926 His father murdered in an incident. is 5 published.
1927 Déconfit Anne Barton, this marital life also ends in divorce.
1928 Him manufactured in New York simply by Provincetown Players, April 18, James Lumination, director.
1930 Not any Title published.
1931 Trip to Russian federation.
CIOPW, a book of pictures in A lot, Ink, Oil, Pastel, and Watercolors posted. Viva