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Wallace Stevens
The Poetics of Modernism

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Part of Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture

Albert Gelpi, Gerald L. Bruns, Marjorie Perloff, Bonnie Costello, Charles Altieri, Alan Golding, Michael Davidson
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  • Date Published: October 1990
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521386999

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  • In this volume, seven renowned critics present different views of Wallace Stevens' place in the evolution of Modernist poetry. The essays offer a fresh scrutiny of the poet's work and influence, re-examining the critical consensus that has developed since Stevens first gained the attention of critics in the fifties. The collection traces both the development of Modernist poetics and Stevens' place in it, from the poet's relation to such contemporaries as Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams and Marianne Moore to his influence on current writers such as John Ashbery and Robert Duncan. The contributions examine the cultural influences, or 'context', from which Stevens emerges: the Symbolist and Imagist traditions, the social and political context of the war years, and contemporary movements in the visual arts. Finally, two essays investigate the influence of Stevens on later poets.

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    ' … altogether a worthy addition to Stevens studies.' Journal of Modern Literature

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    • Date Published: October 1990
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521386999
    • length: 176 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.27kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    List of contributors
    Part I. Stevens in Context:
    1. Stevens and Williams: The epistemology of Modernism Albert Gelpi
    2. Stevens without epistemology Gerald L. Bruns
    3. Revolving in crystal: the supreme fiction and the impasse of modernist lyric Marjorie Perloff
    4. Effects of an analogy: Wallace Stevens and painting Bonnie Costello
    5. Why Stevens must be abstract, or what a poet can learn from painting Charles Altieri
    Part II. Stevens as Context:
    6. The 'Community of Elements' in Wallace Stevens and Louis Zukofsky Alan Golding
    7. Notes beyond the Notes: Wallace Stevens and contemporary poetics Michael Davidson
    Index.

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    Albert Gelpi

    Contributors

    Albert Gelpi, Gerald L. Bruns, Marjorie Perloff, Bonnie Costello, Charles Altieri, Alan Golding, Michael Davidson

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