Volume 39, Number 1, Spring 2015

Table of Contents

Editor’s Column

A Ghostly Visit to London (Enter Stevens in a 500-Year-Old Bavarian Tree)

pp. 1-14
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Essays

Threshold Poetics: Stevens and D. W. Winnicott’s “Not-Communicating”

pp. 15-39
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“These Immeasurable Mysteries”: Rites of Passage in Stevens and Cummings

pp. 40-55
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A Roundtable on Charles Altieri’s Wallace Stevens and the Demands of Modernity

Guest-Edited by Jeffrey Blevins

In the Shadow of Central Man: Self-Transcendence and Self-Discovery in Charles Altieri’s Reading of Stevens

pp. 56-64
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“Not a Choice between but Of”: Revisiting Stevens’ Other Major Grammatical Operator

pp. 65-74
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How Stevens Uses the Grammar of Is

pp. 75-83
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Poetics and the Question of Value; or, What Is a Philosophically Serious Poet?

pp. 84-101
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Response to a Roundtable

pp. 102-112
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Poems

Thirteen Blackbirds Looking to Do Something New

p. 113
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Valley Glosa

pp. 114-115
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Rhododendrons in the Rain

p. 116
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Bugs Bunny as My Totem Animal

p. 117
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Later Rescue

p. 118
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House for Sale

p. 119
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I Am a Figure of Speech

p. 120
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Reviews

Changing Subjects: Digressions in Modern American Poetry by Srikanth Reddy (review)

pp. 121-123
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Collecting as Modernist Practice by Jeremy Braddock, and: Transatlantic Avant-Gardes: Little Magazines and Localist Modernism by Eric B. White (review)

pp. 123-127
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Concepts and Conception in Poetry by J. H. Prynne (review)

pp. 128-130
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Current Bibliography

pp. 131-135
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