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First published in 1957, this is a revised, enlarged and corrected edition of "Opus Posthumous", out of print since 1972. The book is the complement to his magnificent "Collected Poems" and the essays and lectures in "The Necessary Angel". A miscellany of uncollected writings are brought together - poems, plays, adagia (or aphorisms) and literary texts of various kinds. The book is an important part of the Stevens canon. In this edition, Professor Milton Bates has assembled virtually all the uncollected poetry and prose Stevens wrote after his Harvard years, together with more than three dozen pieces still in manuscript at his death.
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Wallace Stevens was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, on October 2, 1879, and died in Hartford, Connecticut, on August 2, 1955. Although he had contributed to the Harvard Advocate while in college, he began to gain general recognition only when Harriet Monroe included four of his poems in a sepcial 1914 wartime issue of Poetry. Harmonium, his first volume of poems, was published in 1923, and was followed by Ideas of Order (1936), The Man with the Blue Guitar (1937), Parts of a World (1942), Transport to Summer (1947), The Auroras of Autumn (1950), The Necessary Angel (a volume of essays, 1951), The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens (1954), and Opus Posthumous (first pFrom the Back Cover:
This book has been edited to correct the previous editions errors and to incorporate material that has come to light since original publication. A third of the poems and essays in this edition are new to the volume.
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