The Necessary Angel by Wallace Stevens

"The Necessary Angel" is a collection of essays that delve into the nature and role of poetry and the imagination in the modern world. The author, a renowned poet, explores the idea that poetry and the arts are essential for understanding reality and creating meaning in our lives. He argues that the imagination is not a form of escapism but a vital necessity that helps us confront the complexities and contradictions of the human condition. Through a series of thought-provoking discussions, the book examines the relationship between reality and the imagination, the poet's place in society, and the transformative power of language and artistic expression.

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