Makers of Madness: A Play in One Act and Three Scenes (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1914 - 95 pages
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Page 101 - The real poetical imagination of it is unchallengeable ; the allegory, subtle and profound and yet simple, is cast into the form of a dramatic narrative, which moves with unconventional freedom to a finely impressive climax ; and the reader, who began in idle curiosity, finds his intelligence more and more engaged, until, when he turns the last page, he has the feeling of one who has been moving in worlds not realised and communing with great if mysterious presences.
Page 103 - ... The foremost American member of the "Imagists" a group of poets that includes William Butler Yeats, Ezra Pound, Ford Madox Hueffer she has won wide recognition for her writing in new and free forms of poetical expression. Miss Lowell's present volume of poems, "Sword Blades and Poppy Seed," is an unusual book. It contains much perhaps that will arouse criticism, but it is a new note in American poetry. Miss Lowell has broken away from academic traditions and written, out of her own time,...
Page 104 - I2mo, $f.2j net Conrad Aiken is one of the first American writers to choose to tell his stories in verse. Helston, Masefield, and other Europeans have been doing it with marked success, but hitherto this country has had no notable representative in this line of endeavor. Though Mr. Aiken has been writing for a number of years, Earth Triumphant and Other Tales in Verse is his first published book. In it are contained, in addition to the several narratives of modern life, a number of shorter lyrics....
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Page 103 - Of the poets who to-day are doing the interesting and original work, there is no more striking and unique figure than Amy Lowell. The foremost American member of the "Imagists" a group of poets that includes William Butler Yeats, Ezra Pound, Ford Madox Hueffer she has won wide recognition for her writing in new and free forms of poetical expression. Miss Lowell's present volume of poems, "Sword Blades and Poppy Seed,
Page 103 - This is a revised edition of what is perhaps Mr. Zangwill's most popular play. Numerous changes have been made in the text, which has been considerably lengthened thereby. The appeal of the drama to the readers of this country is particularly strong, in that it deals with that great social process by which all nationalities are blended together for the making of the real American. Makers of Madness BY HERMANN HAGEDORN Cloth, I2mo, $1.00 Many consider Mr.
Page 102 - ... appreciation of humankind with a rare lyrical genius. This present book continues the work which Mr. Gibson can do so well. In it are brought together three plays and a number of short lyrics which reveal again his very decided talent. It is a collection which should indeed gratify those students of modern verse who are looking to such men as Gibson and Masefield for permanent and representative contributions to literature.
Page 82 - GROSVENOB [Nervously lights a cigar and during the ensuing scene shifts it with his lips from one corner of his mouth to the other in extreme agitation.
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