New PDF release: A Poet's Notebook (Bloomsbury Reader)

By Edith Sitwell

ISBN-10: 1448200261

ISBN-13: 9781448200269

ISBN-10: 1531816304

ISBN-13: 9781531816308

First released in 1943, it is a collection of writings from Dr. Sitwell's inner most notebooks. It comprises essays on prosody, the function of the poet, the character of poetry, and contains her complete size paintings 'A computer on William Shakespeare', in addition to dialogue of Chaucer, Herrick, Wordsworth, Pope and Byron among others.

The part on Shakespeare contains essays at the common point of the performs - these nice hymns to the primary and the honor of existence. There are lengthy essays on King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, and Hamlet. leave out Sitwell believes, with all humility, that she has came upon new resources of the muse of King Lear, throwing a brand new mild commonly play , and giving us new desiring to the mad scenes, of an unsurpassable grandeur, intensity and terror. There are essays on the various comedies, and lengthy passages in regards to the Fools and Clowns, all of which serve to illiminate Shakespeare's amazing and many-sided genius.

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