Teaching Wallace Stevens : practical essays / edited by John N. Serio and B.J. Leggett

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Subjects: American poetry--20th century--Study and teaching
Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955--Study and teaching
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c1994
Series: Tennessee studies in literature v. 35
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xvii, 313 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Abbreviations
Introduction / B. J. Leggett, John N. Serio
Wallace Stevens: Teaching the Anthology Pieces / Helen Vendler 3
"The Emperor" and Its Clothes / Milton J. Bates 17
How Stevens Teaches Us to Read: "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird" / Lauren Rusk 26
Accurate Songs or Thinking-in-Poetry / Eleanor Cook 41
Introducing Wallace Stevens: Or, the Sheerly Playful and the Display of Theory in Stevens's Poetry / Jacqueline Vaught Brogan 51
Stevens at the Seminar Table / Elton Glaser 63
Teaching the Long Poem: The Example of "Notes toward a Supreme Fiction" / James C. Ransom 74
Making Sense of the Sleight-of-Hand Man / Marie Borroff 87
Stevens's Prosody / George S. Lensing 100
Teaching Stevens's Poetry through Rhetorical Structure / P. Michael Campbell, John Dolan 119
Wallace Stevens in the Classroom: "More Truly and More Strange" / Alison Rieke 129
Learning Stevens's Language: The Will & the Weather / Joan Richardson 140
The Poles of Imagination and Reality: An Introduction to Wallace Stevens in the College Classroom / David C. Dougherty 156
Lending No Part: Teaching Stevens with Williams / Lisa M. Steinman 169
Teaching Wallace Stevens and Marianne Moore: The Search for an Open Mind / Robin Gail Schulze 179
Teaching Wallace Stevens: The Relations between Poetry and Painting / Charles Doyle 192
A Stevens Play as Teaching Tool / J. M. Furniss 204
"Sunday Morning" at the Clavier: A Comparative Approach to Teaching Stevens / Dean Wentworth Bethea 213
Wallace Stevens, Computers, and Creative Writing / Janet McCann 225
"Compass and Curriculum": Teaching Stevens among the Moderns / A. Walton Litz 235
Teaching Stevens as a Late Romantic Poet / Joseph Carroll 242
Conceptualizing the Postmodern Enigma: "The Poems of Our Climate" / Janet Ellerby 257
Penelope's Experience: Teaching the Ethical Lessons of Wallace Stevens / Michael Beehler 267
Teaching the New Stevens / Margaret Dickie 280
Works Cited 291
Contributors 299
Index 303
Additional Authors: Serio, John N., 1943-
Leggett, B. J. (Bobby Joe), 1938-
Notes: LCCN: 93008866
ISBN: 0870498177 (cl : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-302) and index
OCLC Number: 28291184
ISBN/ISSN: 0870498177