Langdon Hammer is the Niel Gray Jr. Professor of English at Yale. He is the author of James Merrill: Life and Art and, with Stephen Yenser, co-editor of A Whole World: Letters from James Merrill. He is working on a critical biography of Elizabeth Bishop.
Shadows Walking: With Wallace Stevens in New Haven
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