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, this can be a choice of writings from Dr. Sitwell's deepest notebooks. It comprises essays on prosody, the function of the poet, the character of poetry, and contains her complete size paintings 'A laptop 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 consideration of lifestyles. There are lengthy essays on King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, and Hamlet. leave out Sitwell believes, with all humility, that she has chanced on new resources of the muse of King Lear, throwing a brand new gentle generally play , and giving us new intending to the mad scenes, of an unsurpassable grandeur, intensity and terror. There are essays on a number of the comedies, and lengthy passages in regards to the Fools and Clowns, all of which serve to illiminate Shakespeare's robust and many-sided genius.

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