By: Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)
The Complete Poems of Wallace Stevens
A collection of Wallace Stevens poems written before 1923. Stevens trained to be a lawyer. Within eleven years after this series of poems were written, he was vice-president at the Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company in Connecticut. He continued to pursue a quiet life of poetry and correspondence and for the remainder of his life he nurtured his contemplative habit of observation and writing as he walked from home to work and back again. Few at Hartford knew of his world acclaim as a poet. While...
Collected Public Domain Poems of Wallace Stevens, Volume 2
A collection of Wallace Stevens poems written before 1923.These poems originally appeared in a variety of magazines (Others, Rogue, The Soil, The Modern School, Broom, Contact, The New Republic, The Measure, The Little Review, The Dial, and particularly in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.) Nearly 70 of the 101 published poems were later collected in Stevens' first published collection of poems, Harmonium. Proof-listening by Winston Tharp, Hanna1990 and Ruth Golding. Volume 1 of this collection may be found at http://librivox.org/the-complete-public-domain-poems-of-wallace-stevens-volume-1-of-2/.
This is the first edition of Stevens's first book, with poetry written between 1914 and 1923. A later edition was printed with the inclusion of additional poems and, somewhat surprisingly, three of the earlier poems omitted. - Summary by KevinS