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Wallace Stevens

Words Chosen Out of Desire

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674945753

Publication Date: 11/18/1986

Short

86 pages

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

World

In this graceful book, Helen Vendler brings her remarkable skills to bear on a number of Stevens’s 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.”

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