The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.
Patrick | Saturday, September 15, 2018
“The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” -Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens born in Reading, Pennsylvania, October 2, 1879, and died August 2, 1955, was an American modernist poet. He was educated at New York Law School and Harvard and worked most of his life for a Hartford, Connecticut insurance company as an executive. He is also a Poetry Pulitzer Prize winner. He got this prize for his "Collected Poems" in 1955.
Stevens began his writing career 1923 when he published his first poems titled Harmonium, in 1930. There was a second edition, this publication was slightly amended and revised.
In the eleven years after the publication of the Transport to Summer, Stevens had his second period of writing. In this period he wrote three volumes of poems, included The Man with the Blue Guitar, Ideas of Order and Part of the World.
His last and third publication was The Auroras of Autumn in the '50s. This was followed by the "Collected Poems" in 1954, just before he died.
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