Download PDF by Edith Sitwell: 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 deepest notebooks. It comprises essays on prosody, the function of the poet, the character of poetry, and comprises 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 normal element of the performs - these nice hymns to the primary and the respect of existence. There are lengthy essays on King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, and Hamlet. omit Sitwell believes, with all humility, that she has found new assets of the muse of King Lear, throwing a brand new gentle more often than not play , and giving us new desiring to the mad scenes, of an unsurpassable grandeur, intensity and terror. There are essays on some of the comedies, and lengthy passages concerning the Fools and Clowns, all of which serve to illiminate Shakespeare's amazing and many-sided genius.

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