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Current Bibliography


Jarraway, David R. Wallace Stevens among Others: Diva-Dames, Deleuze, and American Culture. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s UP, 2015. Print.
La Porta, Filippo. Poesia come esperienza: Una formazione in versi. Rome: Fazi, 2013. Print.
Mariani, Paul. The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. Print.
Siti, Walter. La voce verticale: 52 liriche per un anno. Milan: Rizzoli, 2015. Print. [Includes commentary on “The Woman in Sunshine.”]
Stevens, Wallace. The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens: Corrected Edition. Ed. John N. Serio and Chris Beyers. New York: Vintage, 2015. Print.
Vendler, Helen. The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar: Essays on Poets and Poetry. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2015. Print.


Sanesi, Roberto, ed. Poeti americani (1900–1956). Introd. Guido Carboni. Milan: Bompiani, 2014. Print. [Includes ample selection of Stevens poems, with critical and bibliographical note.]
Stevens, Wallace. Harmonium. Trans. Claire Malroux. Paris: Points, 2015. Print.
———. Tutte le poesie. Ed. and trans. Massimo Bacigalupo. Milan: Mondadori, 2015. Print.

Book Chapters

Ambroży, Paulina. “‘Resistance Is the Opposite of Escape’: Still Life as Sustenance in the Poems of Wallace Stevens and Gertrude Stein.” Eating America: Crisis, Sustenance, Sustainability. Ed. Justyna Kociatkiewicz, Laura Suchostawska, and Dominika Ferens. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014. Print.
Bacigalupo, Massimo. “Cronologia.” Wallace Stevens: Tutte le poesie. Ed. and trans. Bacigalupo. Milan: Mondadori, 2015. liii–cxxxiii. Print.
———. “Uno o due Martini e poi astice in umido: L’intero armonium di Wallace Stevens.” Wallace Stevens: Tutte le poesie. Ed. and trans. Bacigalupo. Milan: Mondadori, 2015. ix–lii. Print.
Beard, Phillip. “Hemingway, Stevens, and the Meditative Poetry of Extraordinary Actuality.” Teaching Hemingway and Modernism. Ed. Joseph Fruscione. Kent: Kent State UP, 2015. 30–41. Print.
Bloom, Harold. “Wallace Stevens and T. S. Eliot.” The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2015. Print.
Esser, Mary Elisabeth Regina. “‘One Feels Its Action Moving in the Blood’: Arrhythmia as the Art of Reality in Wallace Stevens’s ‘Esthétique du Mal.’” Breaking the Silence: Poetry and the Kenotic Word. Ed. Małgorzata Grzegorzewska, [End Page 106] Jean Ward, and Mark Burrows. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015. Print.
Foust, Graham. “‘Some Affluence’: Reading Wallace Stevens with Anne Carson’s Economy of the Unlost.” Anne Carson: Ecstatic Lyre. Ed. Joshua Marie Wilkinson. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2015. 82–87. Print.
Freer, Scott. “‘Death Is the Mother of Beauty’: Wallace Stevens’ Harmonium.” Modernist Mythopoeia: The Twilight of the Gods. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 162–89. Print.
Green, Fiona. “Form in Modernist Poetry.” A History of Modernist Poetry. Ed. Alex Davis and Lee M. Jenkins. New York: Cambridge UP, 2015. 23–45. Print.
Hare, Peter. “Misunderstandings between Poet and Philosopher: Wallace Stevens and Paul Weiss.” Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings. Ed. Joseph Palencik, Douglas R. Anderson, and Steven A. Miller. New York: Fordham UP, 2015. 215–26. Print.
———. “What Are Poets For? Contextualism and Pragmatism.” Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings. Ed. Joseph Palencik, Douglas R. Anderson, and Steven A. Miller. New York: Fordham UP, 2015. 209–14. Print.
Howe, Susan. “Vagrancy in the Park.” The Quarry: Essays. New York: New Directions, 2015. 1–27. Print. [See also under Articles.]
McDade, John. “Wallace Stevens on God, Imagination and Reality.” Poetry and the Religious Imagination: The Power of the Word. Ed. Francesca Bugliani Knox and David Lonsdale. Farnham: Ashgate, 2015. 129–50. Print.
Raboteau, Emily. “Thirteen Ways of Looking at Post-Blackness (after Wallace Stevens).” The Trouble with Post-Blackness. Ed. Houston A. Baker and K. Merinda Simmons. New York: Columbia UP, 2015. 243–46. Print.
Sandy, Mark. “‘The Enigmatical Beauty of Each Beautiful Enigma’: The Persistence of Beauty and Death in the Poetics of Walt Whitman and Wallace Stevens.” The Persistence of Beauty: Victorians to Moderns. Ed. Michael O’Neill, Mark Sandy, and Sarah Wootton. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2015. 71–86. Print.
Sikes, Elizabeth. “The Ecological Task of the Poet: Wallace Stevens and John Sallis on the Poetic Image.” On the True Sense of Art: A Critical Companion to the Transfigurements of John Sallis. Ed. Jason M. Wirth, Michael Schwartz, and David Jones. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 2015. Print.


Alexander, Edward. “‘Not a Choice Between but Of’: Revisiting Stevens’ Other Major Grammatical Operator.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.1 (2015): 65–74. Print.
Altieri, Charles. “Response to a Roundtable.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.1 (2015): 102–12. Print.
Anedda, Antonella. “Note verso una nudità suprema.” Alfabeta2 25 July 2015. Web.
Bacigalupo, Massimo. “Conoscere il caos: Stevens in progress.” Alfabeta2 25 July 2015. Web. [End Page 107]
Barbarese, J. T. “Owning Wallace Stevens.” Boundary 2 42.2 (2015): 211–29. Print.
Baydan, Esra Birkan. “Translation as an Act of Interpretive Process: Interpreting the ‘Snow Man.’” Interactions: Ege Journal of British and American Studies/Ege İngiliz ve Amerikan İncelemeleri Dergisi 4.1–2 (2015): 25–34. Print.
Blevins, Jeffrey. “How Stevens Uses the Grammar of Is.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.1 (2015): 75–83. Print.
Bouttier, Sarah. “Creaturely Texts, Texts on Creatures.” European Journal of English Studies 19.1 (2015): 111–22. Print.
Bruhn, Mark J. “A Mirror on the Mind: Stevens, Chiasmus, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.2 (2015): 182–206. Print.
Corlew, Deric. “‘The Eye’s Plain Version’: Visual Anatomy and Theories of Perception in Stevens.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.2 (2015): 207–32. Print.
Cortellessa, Andrea. “Il gigante al bivio.” Alfabeta2 25 July 2015. Web.
———. “Wallace Stevens: La teoria della vita.” Poesia 28.308 (2015): 2–16. Print.
Dunn, Allen. “In the Shadow of Central Man: Self-Transcendence and Self-Discovery in Charles Altieri’s Reading of Stevens.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.1 (2015): 56–64. Print.
Eeckhout, Bart. “A Ghostly Visit to London (Enter Stevens in a 500-Year-Old Bavarian Tree).” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.1 (2015): 1–14. Print.
Gerber, Natalie, and Nicholas Myklebust. “Stevens and the Cognitive Turn.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.2 (2015): 137–41. Print.
Glaser, Brian Brodhead. “Wallace Stevens and Racial Melancholy.” College Literature 42.3 (2015): 385–95. Print.
Haas, Robert. “Wallace Stevens’s Salvaging.” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews 27.4 (2014): 182–88. Print.
Hoagland, Tony. “No Laughing Matter.” American Poetry Review 44.2 (2015): 41–44. Print.
Howe, Susan. “Vagrancy in the Park.” Nation 301.18 (2015): 27–35. Print.
Jang, Cheol-U. “Eliot and Stevens: The Emptiness and the Nothingness in ‘The Hollow Men’ and ‘The Snow Man.’” Journal of the T. S. Eliot Society of Korea 25.1 (2015): 167–81. Print.
Janssen, Lesley. “Triangulating Poetics: Late Wallace Stevens and a New York School.” Modern Language Review 110.4 (2015): 992–1010. Print.
Jaussen, Paul. “Speaking and Making: Arendt, Stevens, and the Poetics of Public Discourse.” New Literary History 45.4 (2014): 665–85. Print.
Kotin, Joshua. “Wallace Stevens’s Point of View.” PMLA 130.1 (2015): 54–68. Print.
McFarland, Sarah E. “Vital Materiality and the More-Than-Human World of Wallace Stevens’s ‘The Man on the Dump.’” Explicator 73.3 (2015): 201–05. Print.
Mildenberg, Ariane. “‘A Total Double-Thing’: A Re-Evaluation of Phenomenology in Wallace Stevens.” Textual Practice 29.1 (2015): 133–54. Print.
Milota, Megan. “‘These Immeasurable Mysteries’: Rites of Passage in Stevens and Cummings.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.1 (2015): 40–55. Print.
Myklebust, Nicholas. “‘Bergamo on a Postcard’; or, A Critical History of Cognitive Poetics.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.2 (2015): 142–56. Print. [End Page 108]
Nathanson, Tenney. “‘The Birds Swim through the Air at Top Speed’: Kinetic Identification in Keats, Whitman, Stevens, and Dickinson (Notes toward a Poetics).” Critical Inquiry 42.2 (2016): 395–410. Print.
Price, Mark. “The Poetry of Dasein: Martin Heidegger’s Existential Phenomenology as an Interpretive Model for Wallace Stevens.” Midwest Quarterly 56.4 (2015): 365–74. Print.
Savant, John. “The Poetry of Catholicism.” America 213.8 (2015): 28–30. Print.
Starr, G. Gabrielle. “Aesthetics and Impossible Embodiment: Stevens, Imagery, and Disorientation.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.2 (2015): 157–81. Print.
Steen, John W. “Threshold Poetics: Stevens and D. W. Winnicott’s ‘Not-Communicating.’” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.1 (2015): 15–39. Print.
Tartakovsky, Roi. “Acoustic Confusion and Medleyed Sound: Stevens’ Recurrent Pairings.” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.2 (2015): 233–48. Print.
Watten, Barrett. “Poetics and the Question of Value; or, What Is a Philosophically Serious Poet?” Wallace Stevens Journal 39.1 (2015): 84–101. Print.


Forlow, Racheal. “Erotic Poetics: Love and the Function of US Literature from Melville to Modernism.” Diss. U of Pittsburgh, 2015. ProQuest/3725645. Web.
Grace, Stewart R. “An Otherness Inside Us: Complicity & Transcendence from Whitman to Wright.” Diss. U of Southern California, 2015. Web.
Han, Gül Bilge. “‘Distantly a Part’: Wallace Stevens and the Poetics of Modernist Autonomy.” Diss. Stockholm U, 2015. Print.
Hoag, Andrew. “Translation as Collaboration: Jorge Luis Borges’s Unfaithful Relationship with Literature from the United States.” Diss. U of Michigan, 2014. ProQuest/3670573. Web.
Tracy, Jordan Elizabeth. “Framing the Sacred in Twentieth- and Twenty- First-Century American Ekphrasis.” Diss. U of Arizona, 2015. ProQuest/3688096. Web.

Book Reviews of Critical Works on Stevens

Anon. “The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens.” Publishers Weekly 262.47 (2015): 58. Print. [Review of Paul Mariani’s The Whole Harmonium.]
Hoffert, Barbara. “The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens.” Library Journal 140.19 (2015): 64. Print. [Review of Paul Mariani’s The Whole Harmonium.]
Westover, Jeff. Review. Style 49.4 (2015): 561–65. Print. [Review of Charles Altieri’s Wallace Stevens and the Demands of Modernity.]


Bacigalupo, Massimo. “Wallace Stevens, la riscoperta del poeta della realtà.” Il Secolo XIX 2 Aug. 2015: 39. Print. [End Page 109]
Boitani, Piero. “Poeta del Sublime americano.” Il Sole 24 Ore/Domenica 28 June 2015: 23. Print.
Bologna, Corrado. “Wallace Stevens il platonico.” Il manifesto-Alias domenica 5.28 (2015): 1, 4. Print.
Boykan, Martin. “Fabliau of Florida.” Soliloquies for an Insomniac: For Mezzo-Soprano and Piano. 2008. New York: American Composers Alliance, 2015. Musical score.
Carl, Robert. Thirteen: Bagatelles for Piano (after Wallace Stevens). 2012. New York: American Composers Alliance, 2015. Musical score.
Galaverni, Roberto. “Il verso di Stevens misura il mondo.” Corriere della Sera — La Lettura 191 (2015): 24. Print.
Johnson, Alison, and Richard Startzman. The World of Wallace Stevens. 2015. DVD. [End Page 110]
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Gallatin School, New York University