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Wallace Stevens

(1879—1955) American poet

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Botteghe oscure

Botteghe oscure  

A review edited in Rome by Marguerite Caetani (1949–60), which established itself as a leading international periodical. The contributors, who included Dylan Thomas, W. H. Auden, Saul Bellow, Günter ...
Harmonium

Harmonium  

First volume of poetry by Wallace Stevens, published in 1923, when he was almost 44, although some of the poems were printed in journals as early as 1915. The 74 poems include “Sunday Morning,” “The ...
J. V. Cunningham

J. V. Cunningham  

(1911–85),poet of the school of Yvor Winters, received his A.B. and Ph.D. from Stanford, and taught at Brandeis beginning in 1953. His disciplined poetry, often abstract and epigrammatic, sometimes ...
John Ormond

John Ormond  

(1923 –90),was born at Dunvant in Swansea and educated at the University College in that town. He joined the staff of Picture Post in 1945.His early verse (written ...
Jorie Graham

Jorie Graham  

(1951– ),American poet, born in Italy, educated at the Sorbonne, New York University, and the University of Iowa. Graham's complex linguistic and cultural background (she was born of American parents ...
Man with the Blue Guitar

Man with the Blue Guitar  

Title poem of a collection by Wallace Stevens, published in 1937.Divided into 33 parts, the poem, in four-stress unrhymed couplets, is constructed like variations played on a guitar. Suggested by ...
Poetry: A Magazine of Verse

Poetry: A Magazine of Verse  

(1912– ),founded at Chicago by the American poet and critic Harriet Monroe (1860–1936), who edited it until her death. In its early days it published work by E. Pound, A. Lowell, T. S. Eliot, Frost, ...
Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize  

An award for an achievement in American journalism, literature, or music, of which there are thirteen made each year. The Pulitzer Prizes were established by provisions in the will of the ...
Ronald Sukenick

Ronald Sukenick  

(1932–2004),Brooklyn-born author, educated at Cornell and Brandeis, directed the creative writing program at the University of Colorado. His books include Up (1968), a satirical novel compounded of ...
Sewanee Review

Sewanee Review  

(1892–),literary quarterly published by the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.; founded by William Peterfield Trent (1862–1932) while he was a professor of English there (1888–1900). It is now ...

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