Introduction 1. "The theory of life" : Wallace Stevens, Gilles Deleuze, and the difference they make 2. "The novel that took the place of a poem" : Stevens and queer discourse 3. "No place like home" : Stevens and contemporary American fiction 4. "Both sides and neither" : Stevens, masculinity, and American film 5. Stevens and New York School poetry in the distance 6. "The play between the spaces" : Stevens and psychoanalysis Conclusion : diva-dames in the dark.
Includes bibliographical references and index. Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed August 6, 2015).