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Newer Poems by George Wolff

newer poems


Bernstein on interpreting a score

Are you interested in replacing religion with art?

I see no need for “religion,” but Wallace Stevens thought art shld replace “religion” so I am happy to work toward that end.

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Wallace Stevens on Imagination & Reality

I started this blog because  the major religions have not been
able to enact their beliefs for the majority of human beings
in centuries and I believe humanism now stands a better chance
of improving lives than do the old religions. The modern American
poet I admire most, Wallace Stevens, thought the arts and sciences
should replace supernatural religions as realistic sources of 
better lives for those who took time to learn something about them.

Weak Minds and Strong Minds in Wallace Stevens’ Poetry