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October 4, 2012

Wallace Stevens & his Blue Guitar

Wallace Stevens  (1879 – 1955)

On this day in 1937 Wallace Stevens published his fourth book of poetry, The Man with the Blue Guitar. Stevens was halfway through his poetry-writing career at this point — halfway between the early complaints that his poems were “a glittering edifice of icicles,” and the Pulitzer in 1955, the year of his death.

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