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The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2004

    Arguably the greatest American poet of the twentieth century

    The master music maker of modern American poetry. His poetry has a very rare polysyllabic kind of intellectual beauty. Stevens in his poetry takes to other worlds in language and feeling. 'Beauty is momentary in the mind the fitful tracing of a portal/ But in the flesh it is immortal. There is difficulty in Stevens complexity but it usually yields a sense of the sublime and deeply meaningful. The best in my opinion of the whole twentieth century American lot.

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  • Posted April 4, 2012

    great book read

    STEVENS LEAVES ME WITHOUT WORDS>>A GREAT POET>>>A POET THAT WROTE BEFORE THE ART OF WRITING CAME TO AN END>>>IT"S SAD THAT THE WRITTEN WORD HAS WORN OUT THE MUSCLE IN OUR FINGERS TO IMITATE STEVEN'S CURSIVE FLARE

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