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By Daniel R. Schwarz

During this learn Daniel R. Schwarz argues that the narrative and representational elements of Stevens's poetry were overlooked in favour of readings that rigidity his note play and rhetoricity. Schwarz exhibits how Stevens's thought of illustration is deeply encouraged via smooth painters equivalent to Picasso and Duchamp. He exhibits that Stevens's poetry should be understood when it comes to a few significant contexts: the yank culture of Emerson and Whitman, the Romantic move, and the Modernist culture.

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