Anecdote of the Jar
by Wallace Stevens
Anecdote of the Jar Resources
This group maintains a journal devoted to Stevens' work. Good links, too!
Here's some collected literary criticism of the poem.
A very, very trippy video.
With images, too!
It's not clear that he's actually read these poems before, but this is just too cool not to pass along.
Stevens reads his poem aloud.
Stevens reads perhaps his most famous poem aloud.
Photograph of Stevens, in the typical serious poet pose.
Here's a split image of Stevens and his wife, Elsie.
Yup, that's Robert Frost on the left, Stevens on the right.
Articles and Interviews
A New Yorker writer considers what Stevens might have to say to the former presidential candidate.
Here's the whole kit and kaboodle, including "Anecdote of the Jar."
Here's the book in which "Anecdote of the Jar," as well as many of Stevens' other most famous poems, first appeared in book form.