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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Wallace Stevens - Bibliography - Prose
1951) Posthumous publications Letters of Wallace James Stevens, edited by Holly Stevens (1966) Secretaries of the Moon The Letters of Wallace Stevens Jose ... (1989) The Contemplated Spouse The Letter of Wallace Stevens to Elsie, edited by D.J ...
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... Opus 14, The Wind Shifts for high voice and strings (text of Wallace Stevens) 1971 Opus 15, Banal Sojourn for high voice and piano (text of Wallace Stevens), Opus 16 Fantasy-Pieces for ... The Leaves Cry for soprano and piano (texts of Wallace Stevens and Christina Rosetti) 1974-75 Opus 28, Sea-Surface Full of Clouds, cantata for soloists, choir, and chamber ... Auden/Stevie Smith/Raleigh) 1978-79 Opus 39, The Noon's Repose for tenor and harp (Eliot/Stevens/Marvell), Opus 40, Second Concerto for Orchestra, Opus 41, Serenade in C for octet 1979-80 Opus 42, First Idyll ...
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... County 041 Abilene 1857 From unorganized area Daniel Stevens Dickinson, U.S ... km2) Logan County 109 Oakley 1888 Formed from Wallace County (formerly named St ... War ST 70032406000000000002,406 7002680000000000000680 sq mi (70031761000000000001,761 km2) Stevens County 189 Hugoton 1886 Formed from Seward County ...
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... poet Wallace Stevens ... when he wrote in The Nation in 1923 that Stevens's wit "is tentative, perverse, and superfine and it will never be popular." Yet by 1960 the cottage industry of Stevens studies was ... The Wallace Stevens Journal has been published by the Wallace Stevens Society since 1979, and its editor, John N ...

Famous quotes by wallace stevens:

    Freedom is like a man who kills himself
    Each night, an incessant butcher, whose knife
    Grows sharp in blood.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    There comes a time when the waltz
    Is no longer a mode of desire, a mode
    Of revealing desire and is empty of shadows.
    Too many waltzes have ended.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    It was soldiers went marching over the rocks
    And still the birds came, came in watery flocks,
    Because it was spring and the birds had to come.
    No doubt that soldiers had to be marching
    And that drums had to be rolling, rolling, rolling.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    There must be no cessation
    Of motion, or of the noise of motion,
    The renewal of noise
    And manifold continuation....
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    It needed the heavy nights of drenching weather
    To make him return to people, to find among them
    Whatever it was that he found in their absence,
    A pleasure, an indulgence, an infatuation.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)