Wallace Stevens

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Standard Name: Stevens, Wallace

Connections

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Education Adrienne Rich
Here she was introduced to the poetry of Donne , Yeats , Eliot , Pound , Frost , Thomas , MacNeice , Stevens , and Ginsberg .
Yorke, Liz. Adrienne Rich: Passion, Politics, and the Body. Sage, 1997.
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Rich enjoyed her time at Radcliffe, though...
Education Ali Smith
After completing her studies at Aberdeen, Smith began working towards a doctorate at Newnham College, Cambridge (still a women-only body). Continuing her work on the area of her MLitt, she determined to focus on the...
Intertextuality and Influence Elaine Feinstein
EF wrote her first poems at play, while she bounced tennis balls against the garage door. When she showed one to a teacher and it appeared in the school magazine, she became hooked for life...
Intertextuality and Influence Germaine Greer
The chapters are headed with quotations ranging eclectically through the international canon and counter-canon from Sophocles and The Ramayana of Valmiki (an ancient Indian epic) to Spike Milligan , via Charles Baudelaire , T. S. Eliot
Intertextuality and Influence Adrienne Rich
AR writes here on June Jordan , Audre Lorde , Muriel Rukeyser , and Wallace Stevens , among others. She reiterates her passionate belief in the links between poetic, personal, and social consciousness and activity:...
Literary responses Wendy Cope
Reviewer Andrew O'Hagan , however, applies a withering pen to WC in a tirade about a general style of anthology which is, he says, frivolous or aimed at the lifestyle or selfhelp markets. His complaint...
Reception Marianne Moore
Sending a copy of this book to Wallace Stevens the following year, MM said she had lacked confidence to send it sooner.
Moore, Marianne. The Selected Letters of Marianne Moore. Costello, Bonnie, Celeste Goodridge, and Cristanne MillerEditors , Knopf, 1997.
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Textual Features Elizabeth Jennings
Every Changing Shape was reprinted in 1996 by Carcanet Press with a foreword by Michael Schmidt . It collects essays on Christian writers and mystics that address the way that faith informs the creative imagination...
Textual Features Adrienne Rich
In this collection, Rich shows her engagement with the predominantly male Anglo-American poetic tradition, which includes Donne , Keats , Frost , Stevens , Thomas , and with the ideal, espoused by Auden, of detachment...
Textual Production Marianne Moore
In the early 1920s MM was already an influential New York reviewer, who covered such landmark texts as T. S. Eliot 's The Sacred Wood, 1921, Bryher 's first novel, Development, also in...
Textual Production Marianne Moore
White argues that Moore was essentially two separate poets, pre- and post-World War Two. She chooses to present the earlier one of the two, the poet whom Eliot , Stevens , Williams , and Bishop
Textual Production Anne Stevenson
AS retains her belief in poetry's need and capacity to reach out to elusive reality, to the ahuman, wordless world.
Stevenson, Anne. Between the Iceberg and the Ship. University of Michigan Press, 1998.
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Stevenson, Anne. Between the Iceberg and the Ship. University of Michigan Press, 1998.
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She keeps an Ongoing Anthology, a loose-leaf folder with copies of...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Seamus Heaney
In these lectures SH again concerned himself closely with the poet's obligations to society and to humankind. The first lecture, from which the 1995 volume is titled, sets out to show how poetry's existence at...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Anne Stevenson
Here ASargues that change is time's one permanent condition, that it continually transforms the present into the past at the very moment it opens the future to further change. Quoting from her own The...

Timeline

1931
US poet William Carlos Williams published his Collected Poems, with a preface by his fellow-poet Wallace Stevens .