The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination

The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination

Wallace Stevens


The precious Angel

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Wallace Stevens

"In this publication, the 1st choice of his prose works, he bills in scintillating language for the above all smooth and occasionally deliquescent fervor that has caused his poems. Few poets have written so frequently approximately their very own craft."             
—Perspective—U.S.A.

"These are wealthy essays, easily built but richly and skillfully written."
—Hayden Carruth, The Nation

"The such a lot welcome characteristic of the booklet is its humane solid feel, both appear even if Stevens is discussing a desolate Pennsylvania churchyard. Plato's photos or the personalities of these preferring a drizzle in Venice to a difficult rain in Hartford.'''
—New Republic

"It is a unprecedented excitement to respire the ambience of self assurance and wholeness which distinguishes the area of Wallace Stevens. the following we're refreshed by means of sure bet with out fragmentariness, through joyous percentages with no dishonesty. the following we discover an ethical and philosophical heart by which truth will be repossessed and re-created with each one new poetic act."
—C. Roland Wagner, The Hudson Review

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