Wallace Stevens: The Plain Sense of Things

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Wallace Stevens the poet and Wallace Stevens the insurance executive: for more than one critical generation it has seemed as if these two men were unacquainted--that Stevens was a poet who existed only in the rarefied world of language. However, the idea that Stevens lived a double life, the author maintains, is misleading. This compelling book uncovers what Stevens liked to think of as his "ordinary" life, a life in which the demands of politics, economics, poetry, and everyday distractions coexisted, sometimes peacefully ...

Wallace Stevens: The Plain Sense of Things 1991, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195070224

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Wallace Stevens: The Plain Sense of Things 1991, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195068634

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