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Wallace Stevens and poetic theory

conceiving the supreme fiction

by B. J. Leggett

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955 -- Aesthetics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby B.J. Leggett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3537.T4753 Z6744 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2722581M
    ISBN 10080781718X
    LC Control Number86016125

    Wallace Stevens and the Apocalyptic Mode focuses on Stevens’s doubled stance toward the apocalyptic past: his simultaneous use of and resistance to apocalyptic language, two contradictory forces that have generated two dominant and incompatible interpretations of his work. The book explores the often paradoxical roles of apocalyptic and antiapocalyptic rhetoric in modernist and postmodernist.   Free Online Library: The Spiritual Journey of Wallace Stevens: How an Atheist Professor Nudged a Post-Christian Poet toward Catholicism. by "Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture"; Literature, writing, book reviews Philosophy and religion Social aspects Conversion Analysis Conversion (Religion) Poets Criticism and interpretation Religious aspects Roman Catholicism.   —The Wallace Stevens Journal “Lucidly written and attentive to the formal processes of the poetry, this is an original and useful study.” —Journal of Modern Literature “Bevis reconciles asceticism with Stevens’ theory of the poetic mindPages:


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Wallace Stevens and poetic theory by B. J. Leggett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wallace Stevens is one of America’s most respected 20th century poets. He was a master stylist, employing an extraordinary vocabulary and a rigorous precision in crafting his poems.

But he was also a philosopher of aesthetics, vigorously exploring the notion of poetry as the supreme fusion of the creative imagination and objective reality. In his best chapter he applies Mauron's ideas to Stevens's major poem, Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction, concluding that the poet's "distinct tongue" is based on a theory of "abstraction, decreation, and the first idea." An important new book for Stevens scholars and for students of by: 8.

Wallace Stevens (October 2, – August 2, ) was an American modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and he spent most of his life working as an executive for an insurance company in Hartford, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Collected Poems in Stevens's first period of writing begins with Literary movement: Modernism.

In a rich engagement with the poetry of Wallace Stevens, Critchley reveals that poetry also contains deep and important philosophical insight.

Above all, he agues for a 'poetic epistemology' that enables us to think afresh the philosophical problem of the relation between mind and world, and ultimately to Cited by: Theory is a poem from Wallace Stevens's first book of poetry, Harmonium.

It was first published inso it is in the public domain in the United States. The instances are instances of imagination at work, as in creation of a poem.

They are not instances of a scientific theory, for they represent the particularizing quality of imagination, not the generalizing that takes place in scientific. Read the full-text online edition of Wallace Stevens and Poetic Theory: Conceiving the Supreme Fiction ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Wallace Stevens and Poetic Theory: Conceiving. Until his departure, however, his frequent queries to Stevens about his poetry elicited a series of letters that add much to our knowledge of his theory of poetry. Latimer had ambitions beyond Alcestis, however, and shortly after Stevens’s group of poems appeared in the fall ofhe wrote to say that he would like to publish a book of.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leggett, B.J. (Bobby Joe), Wallace Stevens and poetic theory. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, © As the figure of Wallace Stevens () becomes so entrenched in the Modernist canon that he serves as a major reference point for poets and critics alike, the time has come to investigate poetry and poetics after him.

The ambiguity of the preposition is intentional: while after may refer neutrally to chronological sequence, it also implies ways of aesthetically modeling poetry on a. Theory. I am what is around me. Women understand this. One is not duchess A hundred yards from a carriage.

These, then are portraits: A black vestibule; A high bed sheltered by curtains. These are merely instances. Book: The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens by Wallace Stevens Classics.

Wallace Stevens - /Male/American. Buy Wallace Stevens and Poetic Theory: Conceiving the Supreme Fiction by B J Leggett online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Stevens' theory of the poetic imagination should be clear from these four strong points alone: (1) Decades of definitions of Stevens' use of the term "abstract," to Leggett, provide a history of misreadings.

web sites. Wallace Stevens reads his poems. Audio files of Stevens reading in at Harvard, with an introduction by Richard Wilbur. The reading includes at-that-time unpublished poems "To an Old Philosopher in Rome," "Two Illustrations That the World Is What You Make of It," "Vacancy in the Park," "The Poem That Took the Place of a Mountain," "The World Is Larger in Summer," "Prologues to.

It introduces the book’s main objective to show how Stevens’ poetic commitment to autonomy does not simply assert a mode of aesthetic enclosure, but serves to model and develop the forms in which the relationship between the poetry and the wider sociohistorical and cultural matrix is expressed.

"Theory" is a poem from Wallace Stevens's first book of poetry, Harmonium. It was first published inso it is in the public domain. Wallace Stevens, Poetry, and France, edited by Juliette Utard, Bart Eeckhout, and Lisa Goldfarb (Editions rue d’Ulm, ). Wallace Stevens, Poetry, and France offers the first book-length study of the various effects—poetic and prosaic, serious and comic, strange and familiar — produced by the deployment of French languages and cultures.

The poetic religion Stevens hoped to substitute for Christianity would have nothing to do with the Archbishop of Canterbury. Stevens was, unlike T. Eliot, neither Anglo-Catholic, Royalist, nor Classicist, and for him the archbishop was an anachronism: not the keeper of the keys to heaven and hell, not a political force, not even a living symbol of the continuity of past and present.

It happened during the meeting of the National Book Award committee that gave the poetry prize to Marianne Moore. While waiting for Peter Viereck, the last of the judges, delayed by a snowstorm, to arrive, the other five (Winfield Townley Scott, Selden Rodman, Conrad Aiken, Wallace Stevens, and William Cole) passed the time looking at photographs of previous meetings of National Book Award.

The study of Stevens' work in this book is developed in constant dialogue with current studies in modernism and aesthetic theory, particularly those offered by Jacques Rancire and Alain Badiou. The book explores the question of autonomy in Stevens' exploration of the aesthetic and social domains, and the vexed issue of his poetry's relation to.

The search for a substitute for religion, Adalaide Kirby Morris argues, occupies Stevens' poetic energy from his earliest to his latest work. It emerges in his patterns of speech, in his symbols, and in his poetic forms; it encompasses a critique of Christianity, often wryly humorous and sometimes bitterly satiric; and it results in a theory of poetry that becomes a mystical theology.

The book explores the question of autonomy in Stevens' exploration of the aesthetic and social domains, and the vexed issue of his poetry's relation to philosophical thinking. Presents a new conception of autonomy in modernism and aesthetic theory by focusing on the work of Wallace Stevens, one of the most renowned poets of the twentieth century.

Wallace Stevens and Modern Art. From the Armory Show to Abstract Expressionism In this book, Glen MacLeod shows how Stevens was engaged with contemporary art theory, artists, art dealers, and artworks, and argues that this interaction played a central role in his poetry, his poetic theory, and the unusual character of his poetic development.

Wallace Stevens and the Aesthetics of Abstraction will appeal to those studying Stevens as well as anyone interested in the relations between poetry and painting. This valuable study embraces revealing philosophical and artistic perspectives, analyzing Stevens' place within and resistance to Modernist debates concerning literature, painting Author: Edward Ragg.

"This book is devoted to investigating the relationships and correspondences that hold between the poetry of Wallace Stevens and philosophy. Stevens used the aesthetically enhanced language of his poems to create inquiries into the nature of reality that parallel those conducted by philosophers.

Poetic Gesture: Myth, Wallace Stevens, and the Motions of Poetic Language Literary criticism and cultural theory: outstanding dissertations Literary criticism and cultural theory. Stevens' theory of the poetic imagination should be clear from these four strong points alone: (1) Decades of definitions of Stevens' use of the term "abstract," to Leggett, provide a history of misreadings.

His account of this particular critical history is unique, so far as I know. (2) Stevens' "scrupulous avoidance of influence" upon his. quotes from Wallace Stevens: 'Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.', 'Human nature is like water.

It takes the shape of its container.', and 'Death is the mother of beauty. Only the perishable can be beautiful, which is why we are unmoved by artificial flowers.'. Wallace Stevens (), U.S. poet. Opus Posthumous, "Adagia," (). #N#Read more quotations» Comments about Wallace Stevens.

more comments» Add a comment below. lakkonurka (9/14/ PM) My ­n­e­i­g­h­b­or's ­m­ot­h­er ­m­A­k­es $64 ­h­our­ly ­o­n t­h­e ­l­A­pt­o­p. S­h­e ­h­As ­b­e­e­n. The poem "Of Modern Poetry" by Wallace Stevens concerns, partly, the nature and purpose of a poem, particularly a modern one.

Stevens appears to be saying that poetry cannot be a "dead" thing - it. Wallace Stevens' poetry (and theory of poetry) embodies and leads not to a sense of modern fragmentation, but to a sense of wholeness which emerges on the far side of the rational, scientific.

Wallace Stevens' poem "The Idea of Order at Key West" using many different literary devices, including devices of sound and devices of thought. For sound, Stevens begins the poem in a regular. Wallace Stevens has books on Goodreads with ratings. Wallace Stevens’s most popular book is The Collected Poems.

Contributors Samuel French Morse, Northeastern University. is editor of Stevens’ Opus Posfkumous (Knopf, ) and author of Wallace Steuens: Poetry as Life (Pegasus, ). He is at present writing essays and poetry. Walter Albee has been book designer for many years for the Indinnn Unii~rsity Press at.

Harold Bloom sees modern poetry as a battlefield where new poets fight against their predecessors. Strong poets, he says, suppress the "anxiety of influence" to create something of their own.

In this book, Bloom applies his theory to the poetry of Wallace Stevens. He shows how Stevens grew out of the Romantic tradition, with its forceful imagery of the Sublime and rhetoric of subjectivity, and. The Paperback of the Wallace Stevens and Poetic Theory: Conceiving the Supreme Fiction by B J Leggett at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping Pages: This book is devoted to investigating the relationships and correspondences that hold between the poetry of Wallace Stevens and philosophy. Stevens used the aesthetically enhanced language of his poems to create inquiries into the nature of reality that parallel those conducted by philosophers.

Book Description: The first study of poetic language from a historical and philosophical perspective. In a series of 12 chapters, exemplary poems - by Walter Ralegh, John Milton,William Cowper, William Wordsworth, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound, Frank O'Hara, Robert Creeley, W.

Graham, Tom Raworth, Denise Riley and Thomas A. Clark - are read alongside theoretical. Collection Actes de la recherche à l’ENS n° 25 (publications électroniques / digital publications) - - - - - - - - - - Résumé Wallace Stevens, Poetry, and France offers the first book-length study of the various effects–poetic or prosaic, serious or comic, strange or familiar–produced by the deployment of French languages and cultures in Stevens’ poetry.

Simon Critchley, things merely are: Philosophy in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens, Routledge,pp, $ (pbk), ISBN Reviewed by Gerald L. Bruns, University of Notre Dame Wallace Stevens was, to borrow a phrase from the Irish poet W. Yeats, one of "the last romantics" -- a poet who thought poetry is or could be a species.

An acclaimed poet, Stevens'book The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens won both the National Book Award for best poetry and a Pulitzer Prize in Awards: Pulitzer Prize, In particular, Santayana's aesthetic philosophy was to have a considerable influence upon Stevens own poetic theory.

Through the influence of these faculty members and. Buy a cheap copy of Collected Poetry and Prose book by Wallace Stevens. Born in Pennsylvania inWallace Stevens spent his adult life working in the rigorously non-poetic insurance business. Yet his poetry, most of which he wrote Free shipping over $Cited by: The best poems by Wallace Stevens selected by Dr Oliver Tearle.

The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry when it was published in Stevens’s poetry continues to be popular, but where should the relative novice, the reader yet to discover the joys of this great twentieth-century modernist poet, begin?A collection of poems by Wallace Stevens published before Trained as a lawyer, within eleven years after these poems were written he was a vice-president at the Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company in Connecticut.