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Quasi-unintelligibilty (Part 3) April 19, 2013: After having wandered somewhat far from the discussion of quasi-unintelligibility in my last post I thought it might be a good idea to revisit the topic before moving forward. I had set out last week [...] by

Quasi-unintelligibility (Part 2) April 11, 2013: I mentioned in my previous post that I would consider more closely Wallace Stevens’s “Man Carrying Thing” in my next post, and that means now. You can read the poem here. Let me tell you what I [...] by

Jeffrey Yang Leads Us into the Abyss March 20, 2013: “I used to keep a list of books in which ‘the abyss’ appeared — the physical-metaphorical-metaphysical-condition-of-the-bottomless-existence-of-our-darkest-nightmares-realized abyss,” [...] by

Early Wallace Stevens Poetry at The Harvard Advocate Blog November 26, 2012: The Harvard Advocate blog is reaching back into their archives and serving up some early poetical works by Wallace Stevens. To put things in context, they write: Stevens’ first book of poetry, [...] by

What Could Wallace Stevens Teach Romney? October 3, 2012: In a recent post, New Yorker blogger Michelle Dean wonders what sort of politician Wallace Stevens might have been. Stevens earned the equivalent of $350,000 annually as an insurance company VP. He [...] by

Successful Poets Who Kept Their ‘Other’ Jobs August 14, 2012: While many of us dream of becoming full-time writers, the fact is, several of the most successful poets in recent history have remained at their day jobs. Here are some examples from [...] by

Zukofsky reading Stevens at PennSound June 14, 2012: Always digging deep into the archives, Al Filreis over at PennSound serves us this little treat today: Louis Zukofsky performing the poetry of Wallace Stevens from a 1971 lecture he gave at the [...] by

I broke my fist on your jaw, or Stevens vs Hemingway March 26, 2012: Gosh, writers and their silly little feuds. They can get so worked up! Michelle Dean gives us the scoop on “That Time Wallace Stevens Punched Hemingway” over at The Rumpus. Thankfully, [...] by

Wallace Stevens’s Hartford February 29, 2012: “In those rare moments when Hartford leaps to mind, I’m guessing that your head does not then turn to watermelon pavilions, a man with a blue guitar, an old sailor catching tigers in red [...] by

In which Edwin Torres welcomes the end of Facebook February 22, 2011: This Thursday, February 24, the poet Edwin Torres will read in an event co-sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, Poetry magazine, the Columbia College English department, and the college’s Center [...] by