John Latta, with some kindly remarks about the review, at his blog today. Confirmed my concern that I hadn't got it quite right. Seeing through my own goggles, I probably gave too much weight to Stevens as in the background.
Or perhaps it's that Stevens' concepts of what poetry is for & about, & his approach to language, have just pervaded the atmosphere, at least in some dimensions of the literary world.
Had been thinking I would try to do a "re-reading" (part 2) in a few weeks or so. Maybe will do that, we'll see.