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Anecdote of the Jar

Anecdote of the Jar

by Wallace Stevens

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

There's an organization for not just friends of Wallace Stevens, but for enemies, too. Or should we say frenemies? (Source.)

Stevens, now considered one of the greatest American writers, gave up pursuing writing full time to go to law school and make a living working for insurance companies. (Source.)

Stevens' first book, Harmonium, actually didn't receive much critical acclaim when it was published. Rough crowd, we guess. (Source.)

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