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The Necessary Angel: Essays on Reality and the Imagination (New edition)

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In this collection of essays, consummate poet Wallace Stevens reflects upon his art. His aimis notto produce a work ofcriticism or philosophy, or a mere discussion of poetic technique.As he explains in his introduction, hisambition in these various pieces, published in different times and places, aimed higher than that, in the direction ofdisclosing "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, as he ...

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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