The Cambridge Companion to Wallace Stevens / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Wallace Stevens / Edition 1

by John N. Serio
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521614821

ISBN-13: 9780521614825

Pub. Date: 02/01/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Wallace Stevens is a major American poet and a central figure in modernist studies and twentieth-century poetry. This Companion introduces students to his work. An international team of distinguished contributors presents a unified picture of Stevens' poetic achievement. They explain prominent themes in his work and explore the nuances of his aesthetic theory. With a

Overview

Wallace Stevens is a major American poet and a central figure in modernist studies and twentieth-century poetry. This Companion introduces students to his work. An international team of distinguished contributors presents a unified picture of Stevens' poetic achievement. They explain prominent themes in his work and explore the nuances of his aesthetic theory. With a detailed chronology and a guide to further reading, this Companion provides all the information a student or scholar of Stevens will need.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521614825
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Sales rank:
1,217,360
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents


List of contributors     vii
Chronology     x
List of abbreviations     xvi
Introduction   John N. Serio     1
Wallace Stevens: a likeness   Joan Richardson     8
Stevens and Harmonium   Robert Rehder     23
Stevens in the 1930s   Alan Filreis     37
Stevens and the supreme fiction   Milton J. Bates     48
Stevens' late poetry   B. J. Leggett     62
Stevens and his contemporaries   James Longenbach     76
Stevens and romanticism   Joseph Carroll     87
Stevens and philosophy   Bart Eeckhout     103
Stevens' seasonal cycles   George S. Lensing     118
Stevens and the lyric speaker   Helen Vendler     133
Stevens and linguistic structure   Beverly Maeder     149
Stevens and painting   Bonnie Costello     164
Stevens and the feminine   Jacqueline Vaught Brogan     180
Stevens and belief   David R. Jarraway     193
Guide to further reading     207
Index     214

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