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Author Mariani, Paul L
Title The whole harmonium : the life of Wallace Stevens / Paul Mariani
Published New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016
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 Rodman Main Adult Biography  S846wm    AVAILABLE
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Descript 481 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content text
Media unmediated
Carrier volume
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The heaven of an old home: 1879-1897 -- Harvard: 1897-1900 -- Starting out: 1900-1903 -- Two versions of the American sublime: 1903-1906 -- Wing├Ęd victory: 1907-1913 -- An explosion in a shingle factory: 1913-1916 -- The eye of the blackbird: 1916-1918 -- Hartford on the harmonium: 1919-1921 -- The comedian as the letter C: 1921-1923 -- A baby among us: 1923-1934 -- The idea of order at Key West: 1934-1936 -- The man with the blue guitar: 1936-1937 -- The noble rider and the sound of words: 1938-1941 -- The son restores the father: 1941-1945 -- Farewell to an idea: 1944-1947 -- The eye's plain version: 1948-1949 -- The obscurity of an order: 1950-1951 -- A new knowledge of reality: 1952-1954 -- A final seriousness: 1954-1955
Summary "A perceptive, insightful biography of perhaps the most important American poet of the twentieth century, Wallace Stevens, by an accomplished biographer and poet who traces Stevens's lifelong artistic quest"--Provided by publisher
Subject Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Add Title Life of Wallace Stevens
ISBN 9781451624373
1451624379

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