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Wallace Stevens

Wallace StevensBorn: 2-Oct-1879
Birthplace: Reading, PA
Died: 2-Aug-1955
Location of death: Hartford, CT
Cause of death: Cancer - Stomach
Remains: Buried, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Harmonium

Insurance salesman and executive, when not a poet.

    University: Harvard University (three years)
    Law School: New York Law School (1904)

    The New York Herald Tribune
    National Book Award for Poetry 1951 for The Auroras of Autumn
    National Book Award for Poetry 1954 for Collected Poems
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1955 for Collected Poems
    Bollingen Prize in Poetry 1950
    Poetry Society of America

Author of books:
Harmonium (1923, poetry)
Ideas of Order (1935, poetry)
Owl's Clover (1936, poetry)
The Man with the Blue Guitar (1937, poetry)
Parts of a World (1942, poetry)
Transport to Summer (1947, poetry)
The Auroras of Autumn (1950, poetry)
The Necessary Angel (1951, essays)
Collected Poems (1954, poetry)
Opus Posthumous (1957, poetry)
The Palm at the End of the Mind (1972, poetry)
Collected Poetry and Prose (1997)

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