Utopian Studies 26 (1):183-202 (2015)

I begin with a poem published by e. e. cummings in 1931. It grew out of his service in the U.S. Army in World War I. Having already seen a fellow recruit abused for refusing to fight during training camp in Massachusetts, while serving on the French front cummings learned of another soldier heard speaking against the war by his commanding officer, who then oversaw his torture by fellow soldiers and ordered his imprisonment. Throughout, the soldier continued to condemn the war and asserted that he would never surrender his principles:When I first read of Olaf during my civil rights and antiwar work in the mid-1960s, I saw him as an exemplar of nonviolence.2 Now, I also..
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