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By Daniel R. Schwarz

During this research Daniel R. Schwarz argues that the narrative and representational facets of Stevens's poetry were overlooked in favour of readings that tension his note play and rhetoricity. Schwarz indicates how Stevens's proposal of illustration is deeply stimulated by way of glossy painters reminiscent of Picasso and Duchamp. He exhibits that Stevens's poetry should be understood by way of a couple of significant contexts: the yank culture of Emerson and Whitman, the Romantic circulation, and the Modernist culture.

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