Who is Wallace Stevens?

  • (noun): United States poet (1879-1955).
    Synonyms: Stevens

Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) 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, Connecticut. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Collected Poems in 1955.

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Robin Holloway - Compositions
... for orchestra, 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 ... texts), Opus 27, 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 ... 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 ...
Suggested Deathbed Conversions - 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 ... 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 ...
Harmonium (poetry Collection)
... poet Wallace Stevens ... that the poet and critic Mark Van Doren had it right when he wrote in The Nation in 1923 that Stevens's wit "is tentative, perverse, and superfine and it will ... The Wallace Stevens Journal has been published by the Wallace Stevens Society since 1979, and its editor, John N ...
Wallace Stevens - Bibliography - Prose
... Angel (essays) (1951) Posthumous publications Letters of Wallace James Stevens, edited by Holly Stevens (1966) Secretaries of the Moon The Letters ... (1989) The Contemplated Spouse The Letter of Wallace Stevens to Elsie, edited by D.J ...
List Of Counties In Kansas - Alphabetical List
... County 041 Abilene 1857 From unorganized area Daniel Stevens Dickinson, U.S ... sq mi (70031551000000000001,551 km2) Logan County 109 Oakley 1888 Formed from Wallace County (formerly named St. 70032406000000000002,406 7002680000000000000680 sq mi (70031761000000000001,761 km2) Stevens County 189 Hugoton 1886 Formed from Seward County Thaddeus Stevens, U.S ...

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

    The winter is made and you have to bear it,
    The winter web, the winter woven, wind and wind,
    For all the thoughts of summer that go with it
    In the mind, pupa of straw, moppet of rags....
    —Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)