Stevens, Lowell, Ulysses: Some Notes on Influences

Bawer, Bruce
May 1983
Wallace Stevens Journal;Spring1983, Vol. 7 Issue 1/2, p10
Poetry Review
The article compares the poems "The Sail of Ulysses," by Wallace Stevens and "Ulysses and Circe," by Robert Lowell, and explores representations of aging and death in both poems. The purpose of the composition of the poem by Stevens is commented on, and sources used by Stevens and Lowell in writing their poems are examined.


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