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Wallace Stevens - American Writers 11

Wallace Stevens - American Writers 11: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1961
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Wallace Stevens - American Writers 11
    Book Description:

    Wallace Stevens. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5244-0
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Wallace Stevens
    (pp. 5-45)

    Wallace stevens was an insurance man. That he was also a poet seems odd; for nowadays around here poets and businessmen seldom agree. Their agreement in one person, in Hartford, Connecticut, is so strange that some, trying to account for it, have guessed it less agreement than uneasy split.

    Whether an uneasy or an agreeable composite, Stevens commonly kept his sides apart and, in Hartford, kept one dark. At home, tending his roses in the evening, or in the morning walking to his office on Asylum Street, he jotted poems down — but never on company time. Poetry was none...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-47)