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A Reader's Guide to Wallace Stevens

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Wallace Stevens is one of the major poets of the twentieth century, and also among the most challenging. His poems can be dazzling in their verbal brilliance. They are often shot through with lavish imagery and wit, informed by a lawyer's logic, and disarmingly unexpected: a singing jackrabbit, the seductive Nanzia Nunzio. They also spoke--and still speak--to contemporary
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Paperback, 368 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Princeton University Press (first published February 26th 2007)
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Tom
Oct 27, 2015 Tom rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The biography section is incredibly good and to-the-point.

I wish Stevens had had more time to travel in Nature (as in page 8).

Tragic. As that would've been amazing.
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