"Emily Setina and Susannah Hollister have undertaken the demanding, detailed task of preparing a reliable reading text of a grand, difficult text by one of our most important modernist writers. This critical edition will be the canonical version of Stanzas in Meditation."—Catharine R. Stimpson, New York University
(Catharine R. Stimpson)
“Thanks to Joan Retallack's compelling introduction and the cogent editing of Susannah Hollister and Emily Setina, Stein's late masterpiece at last exists in its proper luminous clarity. It is wonderful that Stein's celebration of “the commonplace,” that most mysterious and opaque though omnipresent realm, is now available in this elegant and useful edition.”—Lyn Hejinian, author of The Language of Inquiry
(Lyn Hejinian 2011-07-15)
“Meticulously edited and lucidly presented by Susannah Hollister and Emily Setina, this edition of Stanzas in Meditation makes available a central work of literary modernism and sets a standard for future Stein editors.”—Edward Burns, editor of Textual Cultures
(Edward Burns 2011-07-15)
About the Author
Susannah Hollister is ACLS New Faculty Fellow, University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Austin, TX. Emily Setina is an assistant professor of English at Baylor University. She lives in Waco, TX.