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Stevens, Wallace

(Encyclopedia) Stevens, Wallace, 1879?1955, American poet, b. Reading, Pa., educated at Harvard and New York Law School, admitted to the bar 1904. While in New York, he mingled in literary circles?

Wallace Stevens

Now considered one of the great modernist poets, Wallace Stevens didn't receive many literary honors until late in life: He was over 70 when he won the National Book Award twice (1950 and 1954) and?


(Encyclopedia) Stevens, family of U.S. inventors. John Stevens, 1749?1838, b. New York City, was graduated from King's College (now Columbia Univ.) in 1768. He studied law (1768?71) and soon?

Wallace's line

(Encyclopedia) Wallace's line, imaginary line postulated by A. R. Wallace as the dividing line between Asian and Australian fauna in the Malay Archipelago. It passes between Bali and Lombok?

Stevens Point

(Encyclopedia) Stevens Point, city (1990 pop. 23,006), seat of Portage co., central Wis., on the Wisconsin and Plover rivers; inc. 1858. The major industries are insurance and the manufacture of wood?

Wallace, Sir Richard

(Encyclopedia) Wallace, Sir Richard, 1818?90, English art collector. The illegitimate son of the marquess of Hertford, he inherited in 1871 his father's superb collection of continental art,?

Wallace, Henry Cantwell

(Encyclopedia) Wallace, Henry Cantwell, 1866?1924, American agricultural leader and cabinet officer, b. Rock Island, Ill., grad. Iowa State College of Agriculture (now Iowa State Univ.), 1892; son of?

Wallace, Sir William

(Encyclopedia) Wallace, Sir William, 1272??1305, Scottish soldier and national hero. The first historical record of Wallace's activities concerns the burning of Lanark by Wallace and 30 men in?