The necessary angel: essays on reality and the imagination

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Vintage Books, 1965 - Poetry - 176 pages
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User Review  - NielsenGW - LibraryThing

Talking of poetry is a kind of poetry, and Wallace Stevens does his best to assert that. Being a man known for his dense and wildly imaginative poetry, his prose is no different. In the seven essays ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cymie - LibraryThing

Not an easy read; this poet's prose is leaden compared to his verse, but it is worth the work for the brilliant ideas embedded in the rhetoric. Read full review

Contents

The Figure of the Youth as Virile Poet
37
Three Academic Pieces
69
About One of Marianne Moores Poems
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