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Wallace Stevens

(1879—1955) American poet

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Stevens, Wallace

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
Subject:
Literature
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385 words

(1879–1955), ...

Pennsylvania-born poet, educated at Harvard (1897–1900) and at New York University Law School, made his

Stevens, Wallace

Stevens, Wallace   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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2005
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Literature
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8,109 words

There are two ways to describe the career of Wallace Stevens. One would be this: after having been born in ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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A lawyer and insurance company executive, his first collection of poems, Harmonium, appeared in 1923. His work is ...

Stevens, Wallace

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Jay Parini

The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (2 ed.)

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2013
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Literature, Literary studies - poetry and poets
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Born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and grew up in a comfortable, upper-middle-class family. He attended Harvard from 1897 to 1900, ...

Stevens, Wallace

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences
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662 words

Nature, for the great American poet Wallace Stevens, is variously that which Is, that which is constructed by imagination, ...

Stevens, Wallace

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005

(1879–1955), ...

American poet, born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and at New York University Law School. After working as a lawyer in New York, in ...

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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US poet, whose difficult and elusive work attempted a new poetic insight into the nature of reality. ... Stevens was born at Reading, Pennsylvania. He attended Harvard, and later ... More

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