By Theodore Leinwand
Theodore Leinwand builds impressively specific debts of those writers’ reviews via their marginalia, lectures, letters, journals, and examining notes. We study why Woolf linked studying Shakespeare together with her brother Thoby, and what Ginsberg intended whilst touching on the mouth feel of Shakespeare’s verse. From Hughes’s makes an attempt to discover a “skeleton key” to all of Shakespeare’s performs to Berryman’s tormented efforts to edit King Lear, Leinwand finds the palpable power and conviction with which those seven writers engaged with Shakespeare, their moments of utter self-confidence and profound vexation. In uncovering those excessive private and non-private reactions, The nice William connects significant writers’ hitherto unremarked scenes of analyzing Shakespeare with our own.
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The Great William: Writers Reading Shakespeare by Theodore Leinwand