The necessary angel: essays on reality and the imagination

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Vintage Books, 1965 - Poetry - 176 pages
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Review: The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination

User Review  - Salvatore - Goodreads

Curious, inspiring essays on perception and art - the question of the importance of imagination and its effect on reality. It follows in the veins of the philosophical perception, how everyone's ... Read full review

Review: The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination

User Review  - David - Goodreads

A challenging read, one that deserves a better-informed, closer reader than me. Stevens's task is not an easy one, writing about the effects of poetry on the imagination. His essays are analogies ... Read full review

Contents

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