Deathbed Conversion - Suggested Deathbed Conversions - Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens

The poet Wallace Stevens is said to have been baptized a Catholic during his last days suffering from stomach cancer. This account is disputed, particularly by Stevens's daughter, Holly, and critic, Helen Vendler, who, in a letter to James Wm. Chichetto, thought Fr. Arthur Hanley was "forgetful" since "he was interviewed twenty years after Stevens' death." In his response, Chichetto noted that Vendler ignored "the testimony of Dr. Edward Sennett (in charge of the Radiology Dept. at St. Francis Hospital when Stevens was admitted both times) and the Sisters with whom he talked in 1977 (and later) who believed Fr. Hanley's account."

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Famous quotes by wallace stevens:

    The reason can give nothing at all Like the response to desire.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    In his time, this one had little to speak of,
    The softest word went gurrituck in his skull.
    For him the moon was always in Scandinavia
    And his daughter was a foreign thing.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    My father’s father, his father’s father, his—
    Shadows like winds

    Go back to a parent before thought, before speech,
    At the head of the past.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    The starting point of the human and the end,
    That in which space itself is contained, the gate
    To the enclosure, day, the things illumined
    By day, night and that which night illumines,
    Night and its midnight-minting fragrances,
    Night’s hymn of the rock, as in a vivid sleep.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Tell X that speech is not dirty silence
    Clarified. It is silence made still dirtier.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)