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This study guide focuses on 10 widely read poems of Wallace Stevens, one of the most significant poets of 20th-century American modernism. The first seven poems of this collection are found in Harmonium (1923), Stevens's first volume of poetry. Upon publication, that book of musical and enigmatic poems established the poet's reputation among scholars and critics. The three other poems in this collection come from other highly acclaimed volumes: "The Idea of Order at Key West," from Ideas of Order (1935), "The Man with the Blue Guitar," from The Man With the Blue Guitar (1937), and "Of Modern Poetry," from Parts of a World (1942).


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