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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List Of Counties In Kansas - Alphabetical List
... km2) Dickinson 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. 7002680000000000000680 sq mi (70031761000000000001,761 km2) Stevens County 189 Hugoton 1886 Formed from Seward County Thaddeus Stevens, U.S ...
Harmonium (poetry Collection)
... poet Wallace Stevens ... had it right 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 ... The Wallace Stevens Journal has been published by the Wallace Stevens Society since 1979, and its editor, John N ...
Robin Holloway - Compositions
... Schumann 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 ... and piano (Jacobean texts), Opus 27, The Leaves Cry for soprano and piano (texts of Wallace Stevens and Christina Rosetti) 1974-75 Opus 28, Sea-Surface ... 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 ...
Wallace Stevens - Bibliography - Prose
... The Necessary Angel (essays) (1951) Posthumous publications Letters of Wallace James Stevens, edited by Holly Stevens (1966) Secretaries of the Moon The Letters of ... Bates (1989) The Contemplated Spouse The Letter of Wallace Stevens to Elsie, edited by D.J ...
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 ... since "he was interviewed twenty years after Stevens' death." In his response, Chichetto noted that Vendler ignored "the testimony of Dr ...

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    They are not flat surfaces
    Having curved outlines.
    They are round
    Tapering toward the top.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    The mind is the great poem of winter, the man,
    Who, to find what will suffice,
    Destroys romantic tenements
    Of rose and ice....
    —Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    When the shadow of death blots out my joy
    And erases the face of the sun
    Give me strength to endure, hope to believe
    That living and dying are one.
    —William L. Wallace (20th century)