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Author Goldfarb, Lisa.

Title The figure concealed : Wallace Stevens, music, and Valéryan echoes / Lisa Goldfarb.

Published Eastbourne ; Portland, OR : Sussex Academic Press, [2011]


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Physical description x, 228 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contours and transformations: the musical poetics of Stevens and Valéry -- Resonant ideas: philosophy and music in Valéry's prose and poetry -- Philosophical parallels and the poetics of variation -- On the vocal chord: poetics of voice in Stevens and Valéry -- Words of the exquisite appositeness: "Credences of summer" -- The poetic promise of unreadable moments: "Things of August" -- Eros and the play of sound in Wallace Stevens.
Subject Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955 -- Knowledge -- Music.
Valéry, Paul, 1871-1945 -- Influence.
Valéry, Paul, 1871-1945 -- Knowledge -- Music.
Music and literature -- History -- 20th century.
Sound in literature.
Poetics -- History -- 20th century.
Variant Title Wallace Stevens, music, and Valéryan echoes.
ISBN 9781845194376 (h/c : alk. paper)
1845194373 (h/c : alk. paper)