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Of Modern Poetry

Of Modern Poetry

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Wallace Stevens

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Stevens might write calm poetry, but he actually broke his hand punching Ernest Hemingway in the face. (Source.)

In 1955, Harvard University offered Stevens a faculty teaching job. But Stevens declined, deciding to stay in his cushy role as the vice president of an insurance company. (Source.)

Believe it or not, Stevens gained most of his fame after the age of sixty. Now that's a late bloomer. (Source.)

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