Wallace Stevens Quote

Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a god, the bearing of a man. It is not a dress.


"Two or Three Ideas" (1951); later published in Opus Posthumous (1959)

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Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a...

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Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a...

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Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a...

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Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a...