Louis MacNeice Quote: “For this reason poets and artists…”

For this reason poets and artists developed the doctrine of Art for Art’s Sake. The community did not appear to need them, so, tit for tat, they did not need the community. This being granted, it was no longer necessary or even desirable to make one’s poetry either intelligible or sympathetic to the community.

Louis MacNeice


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Name: Louis MacNeice
Profession: Poet
Nationality: British
Birthday: September 12, 1907
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