Cover: On Extended Wings in PAPERBACK

On Extended Wings

Wallace Stevens’ Longer Poems

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674634367

Publication Date: 01/01/1969

Academic Trade

312 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Introduction: The Two Poetries
  • I. The Pensive Man: The Pensive Style
  • II. Fugal Requiems: The Comedian as the Letter C, Sunday Morning, Le Monocle de Mon Oncle
  • III. The Sausage Maker: Like Decorations in a Nigger Cemetery and Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
  • IV. The Volcano Apostrophe, The Sea Behold: Owl’s Clover
  • V. A Duct with the Undertaker: The Man with the Blue Guitar
  • VI. Abecedarium of Finesoldier: Examination of the Hero in a Time of War
  • VII. The Amassing Harmony: Notes toward a Supreme Fiction
  • VIII. The Metaphysical Changes: Esthetique du Mal and Description without Place
  • IX. Douceurs, Tristesses: Credences of Sunnner and The Auroras of Autumn
  • X. The Total Leaflessness: An Ordinary Evening in New Haven
  • XI. Naked Alpha: Epilogue
  • Notes

Awards & Accolades

  • 1969 James Russell Lowell Prize, Modern Language Association
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