Quotation by John Dos Passos

The man who invented Eskimo Pie made a million dollars, so one is told, but E.E. Cummings, whose verse has been appearing off and on for three years now, and whose experiments should not be more appalling to those interested in poetry than the experiment of surrounding ice-cream with a layer of chocolate was to those interested in soda fountains, has hardly made a dent in the doughy minds of our so-called poetry lovers.
John Dos Passos (1896–1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. "Off the Shoals," The Dial (July 1922).

Review of e.e. cummings's novel The Enormous Room.
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