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Wallace Stevens : poetry as life

Author: Samuel French Morse
Publisher: New York : Pegasus, ©1970.
Series: Pegasus American authors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wallace Stevens: Poetry as Life delves into every phase of Stevens' life--from his childhood in Pennsylvania, his years at Harvard, and his short stay in New York to his life-long choice of a home in Hartford, Connecticut, and a career in the insurance business. The importance of Stevens' relationship to his father is stressed, and also the contribution to his growth of Santayana, Bergson, Pater, and Pascal, among  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morse, Samuel French, 1916-
Wallace Stevens: poetry as life.
New York, Pegasus [1970]
(OCoLC)567932736
Named Person: Wallace Stevens; Wallace Stevens; Wallace Stevens; Wallace Stevens; Stevens, Wallace <1879-1955> - Critique et interprétation.; Wallace Stevens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel French Morse
OCLC Number: 91118
Notes: "Life as poetry"--Sub-title on dust jacket.
Description: 232 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Pegasus American authors.
Responsibility: by Samuel French Morse.

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Wallace Stevens: Poetry as Life delves into every phase of Stevens' life--from his childhood in Pennsylvania, his years at Harvard, and his short stay in New York to his life-long choice of a home in Hartford, Connecticut, and a career in the insurance business. The importance of Stevens' relationship to his father is stressed, and also the contribution to his growth of Santayana, Bergson, Pater, and Pascal, among others. His deep feeling for things French, and his unusual appreciation of painting are also assessed, as they relate to the development of his finely tempered artistry and special conception of art.

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