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eBook Collected Poems ePub

by Wallace Stevens

  • ISBN: 0571228747
  • Category: Poetry
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Wallace Stevens
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber (2001)
  • Pages: 384
  • ePub book: 1311 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1851 kb
  • Other: lit lrf mbr docx
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 226

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Home Wallace Stevens The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens. Published in the United States by Vintage Books, a division of Random House, In. New York, and simultaneously in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. Originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, In. in 1954. Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955. The collected poems of Wallace Stevens. Originally published: New York Knopf, 1954.

61 poems of Wallace Stevens. Best Poem of Wallace Stevens. The Emperor Of Ice-Cream

61 poems of Wallace Stevens ' I thought it was a very weird line. I looked here and of course you have it differently. wanted most to be. There is a typo in the Library of America vol? Are there any more? thanks and let me know. The Emperor Of Ice-Cream. Call the roller of big cigars, The muscular one, and bid him whip In kitchen cups concupiscent curds.

This is a compilation of seven books and is therefore his collected work in one volume. 3 people found this helpful.

In his book Wallace Stevens: The Making of the Poem, Frank Doggett called the concluding stanza Stevens’s hymn . After publishing his collected verse Stevens suffered increasingly from cancer and was repeatedly hospitalized. He died in August 1955.

After publishing his collected verse Stevens suffered increasingly from cancer and was repeatedly hospitalized. In the years since his death Stevens’s reputation has remained formidable.

Now, for the first time, the works of America’s supreme poet of the imagination are collected in one authoritative Library of America volume. Here are all of Stevens’s published books of poetry, side-by-side for the first time with the haunting lyrics of his later years and early work that traces the development of his art.

New here ? Join Us. The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens (2011). Authors: Wallace Stevens. IT IS A BEAUTIFUL NIGHT Look round, brown moon, brown bird, as you rise to fly, Look round at the head and zither On the ground. the rotted rose At the door. This was the place to which you came last night, Flew close to, flew to without rising away. Now, again, In your light, the head is speaking. It becomes the scholar again, seeking celestial Rendezvous, Picking thin music on the rustiest string, Squeezing the reddest fragrance from the stump Of summer.

The Collected Poems

The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination. Now, for the first time, the works of America's supreme poet of the imagination. Opus Posthumous: Poems, Plays, Prose.

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. 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

The Collected Poems book. Of course figuring out what Stevens is actually saying can be an The Collected Poems by Wallace Stevens.

The Collected Poems book. This comprehensive collection of more than three hundred poems won Stevens the National Book Award for Poetry in 1955. He also won the Pulitzer and was a widely respected poet. Stevens is considered a master of the blank verse.

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The corrections to the text of the 1954 Collected Poems are worth paying for, but the attractive, highly readable typeface and layout make this collection pleasantly readable as well as compelling. Stevens is one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, and in his corporate pin-stripe portliness he is also an inspiration to all of us basically nerdy, tweedy, non-Beat types who hope we possess a tiny spark of poetic genius. Romantic and post-romantic poetry is an argument between imagination and reality, and no one clarifies the terms of that argument better than Stevens.
Unereel Unereel
Thank you to the publisher for an ebook copy of Stevens' work. My ancient paperback copy is now retired. As for the poetry: my respectful suggestion is to read it and not feel obliged to understand it. Reading a poem isn't a contest you have to win. Let the music of the words wash over you. Float. You don't have to bring anything to this party except your willingness to be surprised, the way you're sometimes surprised, on waking, by a dream you had. Happy reading, whatever you choose to read.
Bladecliff Bladecliff
This is the type of book I read at 3 am when I can't sleep. Stevens' poetry just makes me feel so calm, even though the content in his poetry is not in fact anywhere near the realms of calm. Overall, I would say, the content is hard-hitting. I'm not going to pretend I understand all of his ideas and everything he says- I definitely don't. A lot of these poems leave me feeling like an idiot. But when I am able to figure something out, it all starts to click and I am left with a lump in my throat. Although I don't necessarily understand everything when it comes to this collection, I think that it is a good thing. It just shows the high level of his talent manages to knock me off my feet.

Well, anyway, I got my first peak of this collection at uni. I was so intrigued by it that I bought it during winter break. While reading it I found out one of my professors is an editor of the edition that I bought. Rad. But also, the thing is, (and I have thought this many times before,) uni can only teach you so many things. I learned much more about Stevens' poetry by reading it myself than what I learned from uni. Like, without reading basically this whole collection, I would have never learned that Stevens is, for the most part, a Romantic. He's a lot like Wordsworth, I think. He inherits so many of the Romantic feelings, ideas and philosophies but he still manages to stay modern at the same time. I am obsessed with the Romantic poets so in my mind, that's what makes him stand out. I love the fact that he manages to tie modernism and Romanticism together, it is a real treat for me to read. Even though it's not really talked about, I would say my favorite poem of his is "Another Weeping Woman". It is so quick and beautiful and earnest and a good poem to read when you lose one of your loved ones.

Over the past couple of years I have really warmed up to poetry. I'm not a huge American lit person in general but I always tell people that Stevens is one of my favorites, if not my favorite American poet. Everything about his work seems so personal, like when you're reading it, it feels like he is speaking directly to you. It feels so natural but honestly nothing about reading his poetry is easy. It is tough to figure out. But I enjoyed taking the time to sit down and try to hypothesize all that is going on in his works. He is dark, so dark and yet manages to feel so light, so beautiful. He delivers the best of both worlds in my eyes and that's why I will revisit this collection again and again and again. It never stops being so hideous and so beautiful at the same time.
Lanin Lanin
Wallace Stevens is simply my favorite American poet. Nobody else constructs vistas and symphonies of language the way he did. As Stevens himself writes in The Necessary Angel, "The function of the poet is to help people live their lives." He has rendered me this service now for decades.
Nkeiy Nkeiy
I think he had invented a parallel language that fit between expected language. I am reading
hI'm slowly to savor and I must keep Google available for so many unfamiliar references. So I learn and feed on beauty.
doesnt Do You doesnt Do You
This is a compilation of seven books and is therefore his collected work in one volume.
Zulurr Zulurr
The restoration of the missing line in "Autumn Refrain" is worth the price of the book. It's a real shame, though, that Knopf didn't release a hardcover edition. The paper quality of the pages is very poor and unlikely to last long. Wondering whether the Library of America will release a corrected edition.
Very entertaining read