Wallace Stevens (1879-1955): American poet. Lived in Hartford, CT where he worked in the insurance industry. Generally considered one of the most important poets of the 20th century.
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"Harmonium" and the Visual Arts
Paper on Stevens' book "Harmonium" and its inspirations from modern art. Cites specific artworks as sources for individual poems.
Academy of American Poets: Stevens Exhibit
Online poems, brief biography, bibliography, and a few related links.
A few phrases from Stevens' work.
Audio Clips: Wallace Stevens Reads His Poetry
Audio clips of Wallace Stevens reading several poems, including "The Idea of Order at Key West," "The Poem that Took the Place of a Mountain," and "Vacancy in the Park." The poems are not individually announced.
Case Western Reserve U. Contains a bibliography, a paper about Stevens and modern art, some online poems and related links. [Warning: Often loads very slowly]
Estate of Mind
Excerpts from Stevens'poetry accompanied by drawings by Mark Napier.
New York Times obituary
Published August 3, 1955
From Houghton Mifflin Publishers, a brief guide for how to teach this difficult poet.
A brief bibliography and several links provided by Professor Eiichi Hishikawa, Faculty of Letters, Kobe University. Also includes many other poetry links.
Extensive overview from Wikipedia.
Disorganized but interesting collection of Stevens resources including online critical papers, book reviews, photos, and letters, by noted critic and Stevens scholar Alan Filreis.
Wallace Stevens Journal/Society
This is the home page of the Wallace Stevens Society, which publishes The Wallace Stevens Journal. Viewers will find membership forms, a complete index of published articles, and sample covers of the Stevens Journal as well as other publications by the Wallace Stevens Society Press.
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