By (author) Wallace Stevens
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Opus Posthumous by Wallace Stevens
Book DescriptionA revised edition of poems, plays and essays corrects the errors of the 1957 edition. A third of the poems and essays are new to the volume.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679725343
(210mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1991
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Wallace Stevens
Collected Poems, Paperback / softback (August 2015)
Originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., in 1954.
Wallace Stevens: Selected Poems, Paperback / softback (February 2011)
The first new selection of this acclaimed poet s work in nearly twenty years now in paperback is a rich reminder to poetry readers of his lasting contribution and his unending ability to puzzle, fascinate, and delight us."
Selected Poems, Paperback (August 2010)
Wallace Stevens is for many readers the supreme poet of twentieth century America, his voice combining meditative speculation with what he called 'the essential gaudiness of poetry'. This book represents the range of his acheievement, from the lyrical inventions of Harmonium to the pondered large-scale and crafted masterpieces of his middle years.
Harmonium, Paperback (May 2001)» View all books by Wallace Stevens
Wallace's best poems, contained within this collection, have been described as the work of "someone sympathetic, magnanimous, brightly and deeply intelligent."
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Author Biography - Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, on October 2, 1879, and died in Hartford, Connecticut, on August 2, 1955. Although he had contributed to the Harvard Advocate while in college, he began to gain general recognition only when Harriet Monroe included four of his poems in a sepcial 1914 wartime issue of Poetry. Harmonium, his first volume of poems, was published in 1923, and was followed by Ideas of Order (1936), The Man with the Blue Guitar (1937), Parts of a World (1942), Transport to Summer (1947), The Auroras of Autumn (1950), The Necessary Angel (a volume of essays, 1951), The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens (1954), and Opus Posthumous (first published in 1957, edited by Samuel Frued Morse; a new, revised, and corrected edition by Milton J. Bates, 1989). Mr. Stevens was awarded the Bollingen Prize in Poetry of the Yale University Library for 1949. In 1951 he won the National Book Award in Poetry for The Auroras of Autumn, in 1955 he won it a second time for The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens, which was also awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1955. From 1916 on, he was associated with the Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company, of which he became vice president in 1934.
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