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Feb 19, 1990
| ISBN 9780679725343
May 04, 2011
| ISBN 9780307791863
Oct 26, 2021
| 660 Minutes
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Feb 19, 1990 | ISBN 9780679725343
May 04, 2011 | ISBN 9780307791863
Oct 26, 2021 | ISBN 9780593583616
When Opus Posthumous first appeared in 1957, it was an appropriate capstone to the career of one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. It included many poems missing from Stevens’s Collected Poems, along with Stevens’s characteristically inventive prose and pieces for the theater. Now Milton J. Bates, the author of the acclaimed Wallace Stevens: A Mythology of Self, has edited and revised Opus Posthumous to correct the previous edition’s errors and to incorporate material that has come to light since original publication. A third of the poems and essays in this edition are new to the volume. The resulting book is an invaluable literary document whose language and insights are fresh, startling, and eloquent.
Wallace Stevens was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, on October 2, 1879, and died in Hartford, Connecticut, on August 2, 1955. Although he had contributed to the Harvard Advocate while in college, he began to gain general recognition only when Harriet… More about Wallace Stevens
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