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Long unavailable, now in paperback for the 1st time, those are the intense, refined, illuminating letters of 1 of the good poets of the 20th century. Stevens's recognized criterion for poetry—"It should still provide pleasure"—informed his epistolary aesthetic besides; those letters stimulate one's urge for food for poetry as they valorize the mind's eye and the senses. in addition they supply interesting glimpses of Stevens as relations guy, coverage government, gourmand, and friend.

FROM THE BOOK:"Next to the fervour flower i like fuchsias, and no kidding. . . . Down one of the Pennsylvania Germans there has been a race of younger males . . . who carved willow lovers. those males could take a little willow stick a few foot lengthy, peel it and with not anything greater than a jackknife carve it into anything that gave the look of a memento of Queen Anne's underwear. the difficulty that somebody took to invent fuchsias makes me give some thought to those willow fanatics. but it is a gloomy and dreary day at the present time and who am I to be frivolous lower than such circumstances."—from a letter to Wilson Taylor, August 20, 1947

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