Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
by Wallace Stevens
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird Resources
The University of Pennsylvania provides a collection of sites and links related to Wallace Stevens, including his obituary.
The Poetry Foundation presents a solid biography of Stevens and a wide selection of poems.
The Modern American Poetry site provides scholarly analysis of the poem.
A slide show set to "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird."
A contemporary composer turns the poem into a song cycle, with paintings.
Hear the voice of the master.
A reading of "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird."
Blackbirds + winter = haunting beauty.
See what all the fuss is about.
You only need to buy one book (just one!) to own everything that Wallace Stevens wrote. And trust us, it's all worth reading. Twice.
Harvard Professor Helen Vendler is an influential literary critic and a champion of Stevens's work.