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The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination

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In this collection of essays, consummate poet Wallace Stevens reflects upon his art. His aim is not to produce a work of criticism or philosophy, or a mere discussion of poetic technique. As he explains in his introduction, his ambition in these various pieces, published in different times and places, aimed higher than that, in the direction of disclosing poetry itself, the naked poem, the imagination manifesting itself in its domination of words. Stevens proves himself as eloquent and scintillating in prose as in poetry, ...

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The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination
1984, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571133147

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The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination
1965, Vintage, New York

ISBN-13: 9780394702780

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