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Wallace Stevens - Lucy Beckett

Paperback Published: 29th August 1977
ISBN: 9780521291941
Number Of Pages: 232

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Wallace Stevens, who died in 1955, was one of the most original, prolific, serious, and rewarding of twentieth-century American poets. This is a detailed critical study of his poetry, identifying its concerns, from the point of view of a convinced admirer. Lucy Beckett presents Sevens as a contemplative poet, engaged on a long enquiry into the nature of the relationship between the creative imagination and the world it illuminates and recreates. Steven's achievement is seen as one of the great monuments in English of the endeavour to find and sustain a connection between poetry and belief.

Introductory
Imagination as value
The first phase
The pressure of reality
Harmonium
Ideas of Order
1935-1942
Notes toward a Supreme Fiction (1)
Notes toward a Supreme Fiction (2)
Transport to Summer
1947-1950
The last phase
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ISBN: 9780521291941
ISBN-10: 0521291941
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 29th August 1977
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.35
Weight (kg): 0.3