The Enormous Room

The Enormous Room  (1922) 
by e. e. cummings

autobiographical novel about the author's temporary imprisonment in France during World War I

Enormous Room


E. E. Cummings

A silhouette of a person seated at a writing table Boni and Liveright

Publishers:New York

The Enormous Room

Copyright, 1922, by
Boni & Liveright, Inc.

Printed in the United States of America

First printing, January, 1922
Second printing, March, 1927


Introduction i-vi
I. I Begin a Pilgrimage 9
II. En Route 26
III. A Pilgrim's Progress 38
IV. Le Nouveau 58
V. A Group of Portraits 98
VI. Apollyon 120
VII. An Approach to the Delectable Mountains 144
VIII. The Wanderer 174
IX. Zoo-Loo 186
X. Surplice 205
XI. Jean Le Nègre 218
XII. Three Wise Men 239
XIII. I Say Goodbye to La Misere 255

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