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Critics on Wallace Stevens.

by Peter L. McNamara

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Published by University of Miami Press in Coral Gables, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Peter L. McNamara.
    SeriesReadings in literary criticism: 19
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3537.T4753 Z678
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4770866M
    ISBN 100870242326
    LC Control Number78173694

    Harold Bloom sees modern poetry as a battlefield where new poets fight against their predecessors. Strong poets, he says, suppress the "anxiety of influence" to create something of their own. In this book, Bloom applies his theory to the poetry of Wallace Stevens. He shows how Stevens grew out of the Romantic tradition, with its forceful imagery of the Sublime and rhetoric of subjectivity, and. Wallace Stevens was not only one of America's outstanding modernist poets but also a successful insurance lawyer -- a fact that continues to intrigue many readers. In this important extension of the recent law-and-literature movement, Thomas Grey reveals Stevens as a philosophical poet and implicitly a pragmatist legal theorist, who illustrates how human thought proceeds through 'assertion.

    Wallace Stevens (), one of the leading poets of the twentieth century, continues to influence a wide range of poets writing today. However, an image persists of Stevens as an aesthete who was politically removed from his times and who also exhibited sexist and racist tendencies. Jacqueline Vaught Brogan offers careful readings from across the Stevens canon to demonstrate that. This revisionary study of Wallace Stevens queries the dominant interpretations of the poet's career. It redirects the reader's attention to the neglected achievement of Stevens's first book, Harmonium (), and examines the pluralism of these early poems in the .

    Brazeau's not-quite-biography is a compilation of oral interviews about Stevens taken from co-workers at the Hartford Insurance Company, where he was vice president, from various frustrated literary admirers, from academic observers, and from distant family. The un-intimacy of the relationships, however, fits the portrait repeated over and over: a very distant man, a bourgeois with a sharp. Life and career. Vendler has written books on Emily Dickinson, W. B. Yeats, Wallace Stevens, John Keats, and Seamus has been a professor of English at Harvard University since ; from to she taught alternating semesters at Harvard and Boston University. In she was appointed the A. Kingsley Porter University Professor, the first woman to hold this position.


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WALLACE STEVENS AND HIS RECENT CRITICS JAMES APPLEWHITE Wallace Stevens's poetry, prose, manuscript variants, notebooks, and life history continue to provide the basis of a considerable publishing activity. The four critical books under discussion, ranging from tosuggest why the effort to place Stevens, poetically and personally.

Paul Mariani’s excellent new book, “The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens” (Simon & Schuster), is a thrilling story of a mind, which emerges from a Author: Peter Schjeldahl. Wallace Stevens, a major twentieth-century American poet, is best known for his ingenious explorations of the relationship between reality and the imagination.

His most representative poems come from Harmonium (), Ideas of Order (), The Man with the Blue Guitar (), and Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction (). Critics on Wallace Stevens. book Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McNamara, Peter L.

Critics on Wallace Stevens. Coral Gables, Fla., University. Wallace Stevens is one of America’s most respected 20th century poets. He was a master stylist, employing an extraordinary vocabulary and a rigorous precision in crafting his poems.

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Eds. Edward Brunner, John Timberman Newcomb, and Cary Nelson. "Wallace Stevens: The Snow Man." Commentator Jay Keyser claims that Stevens' "The Snow Man" is the best short poem in the English language. Stevens, Wallace, -- Criticism and interpretation, Stevens, Wallace, -- Critique et interprétation, Stevens, Wallace, Publisher Coral Gables, Fla., University of Miami Press Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive.

The poems of Wallace Stevens teem with birds: grackles, warblers, doves, swans, nightingales, owls, peacocks, and one famous blackbird who summons thirteen ways of looking. What do Stevens’s evocations of birds, and his poems more generally, tell us about the relationship between human and nonhuman.

In this book, the noted theorist of posthumanism Cary Wolfe argues for a philosophical. Wallace Stevens (October 2, – August 2, ) was an American modernist poet.

He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and he spent most of his life working as an executive for an insurance company in Hartford, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Collected Poems in And in the bargain Critchley gives us a fresh reading of Wallace Stevens' work that academic literary criticism desperately needs.

My hope is that this book is not just a one-trick pony but the opening of a philosophical investigation into literary modernism, which, so far, philosophy has brushed aside with a superior gesture.

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Until the publication in of the collection ''Souvenirs and Prophecies: The Young Wallace Stev ens,'' edited by his daughter, Holly, and Peter Brazeau's oral biography, ''Parts of a World: Wallace Stevens Remembered,'' the intensely private man behind the poems seemed a mystery.

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