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The Emperor of Ice Cream and Other Poems [Kindle Edition]

Wallace Stevens
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Book Description

Poetry of Wallace Stevens with active table of contents. Poems include the following:

Bantam in the Pine-Woods
Continual Conversation with a Silent Man
Peter Quince at the Clavier
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
The Snow Man
The House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm
The Idea of Order at Key West
Nomad Exquisite

Product Details

  • File Size: 55 KB
  • Print Length: 23 pages
  • Publisher: Shamrock Eden Publishing (September 11, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #469,127 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Small selection but useful December 1, 2011
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This small selection of the poems of Wallace Stevens is a sampling and not much more. Still, the reader is given a useful introduction to his work with a handful of his more exciting and accessible poems including "Sunday Morning," "The Anecdote of the Jar," "The Emperor of Ice-Cream," and "Peter Quince at the Clavier." The price is right for an entrance into the world of one of the seminal poets of the last century, and the set up and arrangement of text is acceptable.
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5.0 out of 5 stars SUNDAY MORNING December 20, 2013
By mike
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Wallace Stevens, a great literary mind, disects the many facets of the human condition and leads the reader of his poetry on a mysterious ride as you try to catch the essence of his meaning. What he has to say is rich and golden. But put your thinking cap on!

from...Sunday Morning

"Death is the mother of beauty, mystical,
Within whose burning bosom we devise
Our earthly mothers waiting, sleeplessly."
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars August 26, 2014
By Pensee
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Wallace Stevens was a wonderful writer.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I love poetry. Can never get enough December 8, 2014
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I love poetry. Can never get enough.
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