Cover: Wallace Stevens in PAPERBACK

Wallace Stevens

Words Chosen out of Desire

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$24.00 • £17.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674945753

Publication: November 1986


86 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


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In this graceful book, Helen Vendler brings her remarkable skills to bear on a number of Stevens’ short poems. She shows us that this most intellectual of poets is in fact the most personal of poets; that his words are not devoted to epistemological questions alone but are also “words chosen out of desire.”