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The house was quiet and the world was calm.

Helen Bevington

The house was quiet and the world was calm.

by Helen Bevington

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21148329M
ISBN 100151421900

The house was quiet and the world was calm. The reader became the book; and summer night Was like the conscious being of the book. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much to be The scholar to whom his book is true, to whom. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The reader became the book; and summer night. Was like the conscious being of the book. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much most to be The scholar to whom his book is true.

3 In celebration of National Poetry Month, every day we're posting a new poem from the spoken-word album Poetic License, a three-CD set that features one hundred performers of stage and screen reading . The house was quiet and the world was calm. The reader became the book; and summer night. Was like the conscious being of the book. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much to be The scholar to whom his book is true, to whom.

  Its refrain ("The house was quiet and the world was calm") inhabits me because of its present truth. For the first time, both Katherine and Alex have gone to camp in West Virginia together. They departed Sunday for two weeks and the house is quiet and the world too calm. In the poem “The House Was Quiet and the World was Calm,” one of the relationships is between the reader and the book. Another relationship can be found between the reader and the reader’s environment. Either way, the condition of the relationship is the same: calm.


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The house was quiet and the world was calm by Helen Bevington Download PDF EPUB FB2

The quiet was part of the meaning, part of the mind: The access of perfection to the page. And the world was calm.

The truth in a calm world, In which there is no other meaning, itself. Is calm, itself is summer and night, itself. Is the reader leaning late and reading there. The House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm, a memoir by Helen Bevington This is Helen Bevington's seventh book and her third autobiographical work.

It is about the years when the newly formed Bevington family moved to the Carolinas and both Helen and 4/5(1). The quiet was part of the meaning, part of the mind: The access of perfection to the page.

And the world was calm. The truth in a calm world, In which there is no other meaning, itself. Is calm. The House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm, By Wallace Stevens Feb.

7, 12 AM The house was quiet and the world was calm. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much to be The scholar to whom his book is true, to whom.

The summer night is like a perfection of thought. The house was quiet because it had to be. The quiet was part of the meaning, part of the mind: The access of perfection to 4/5(2). House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm, published inwas Helen’s third volume of memoirs, covering the period from to It picks up where the preceding book, A Book and a Love Affair, ended: with the arrival of the Bevingtons at Duke University, where Helen’s husband Merle was joining the English faculty.

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House was quiet and the world was calm. New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Helen Bevington; Helen Bevington: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Helen Bevington.

The house was quiet because it had to be. The quiet was part of the meaning, part of the mind: The access of perfection to the page. And the world was calm. The truth in a calm world, In which there is no other meaning, itself.

Is calm, itself is summer and night, itself. Is /5. The House Was Quiet And The World Was Calm The house was quiet and the world was calm.

The reader became the book; and summer night Was like the conscious being of the book. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much to be The scholar to whom his book is true, to /5.

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The summer night is like a perfection of thought. The house was quiet because it had to be. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The reader became the book; and summer nightWas like the conscious being of the book.

The house was quiet and the world was words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page,Wanted to. The House Was Quiet And The World Was Calm by Wallace Stevens quote interpretation.

Ask Question I am going to say that the line which you question refers to Stevens talks about the book and reality throughout the poem, and it's all about solitude, solipsism, Thanks for contributing an answer to Literature Stack Exchange. The House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm The house was quiet and the world was calm.

The reader became the book; and summer night Was like the conscious being of the book. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much most to be The scholar to whom his book is true, to whom.

The summer night is like a perfection of thought. The House was Quiet and the World was Calm -- Wallace Stevens () The house was quiet and the world was calm. The reader became the book; and summer night. Was like the conscious being of the book.

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: The House Was Quiet And The World Was Calm poem by Wallace Stevens. The house was quiet and the world was reader became the book and summer night.

Page/5. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much to be The scholar to whom his book is true, to whom.

The summer night is like a perfection of thought. The house was quiet because it had to be. The quiet was part of the meaning, part of the mind: The access of perfection to the page.

The house was quiet and the worldwas calm. The reader became the book; and summer night. Was like the conscious being ofthe book. The house was quiet and the world was calm.

The words were spoken as if therewas no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much mostto be The scholar to whom his book is true, to whom.

The quiet was part of the meaning, part of the mind: The access of perfection to the page. And the world was calm. The truth in a calm world, In which there is no other meaning, itself. Is calm. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much to be The scholar to whom his book is true, to whom The summer night is like a perfection of thought.

The house was quiet because it had to be. The quiet was part of the meaning, part of the mind: The access of perfection to the page. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much most to be The scholar to whom his book is true, whom The summer night is like a perfection of thought.

The house was quiet because it had to be. The quiet was part of the meaning Author: Carol Iaciofano. The house was quiet and the world was calm.

The reader became the book; and summer night. Was like the conscious being of the book. The house was quiet and the world was calm. The words were spoken as if there was no book, Except that the reader leaned above the page, Wanted to lean, wanted much to be The scholar to whom his book is true, to whom.