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The Resource The great William : writers reading Shakespeare, Theodore Leinwand

The great William : writers reading Shakespeare, Theodore Leinwand

Label
The great William : writers reading Shakespeare
Title
The great William
Title remainder
writers reading Shakespeare
Statement of responsibility
Theodore Leinwand
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Great William is the first book to explore how seven renowned writers{u2014}Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, Virginia Woolf, Charles Olson, John Berryman, Allen Ginsberg, and Ted Hughes{u2014}wrestled with Shakespeare in the very moments when they were reading his work. What emerges is a constellation of remarkable intellectual and emotional encounters. Theodore Leinwand builds impressively detailed accounts of these writers' experiences through their marginalia, lectures, letters, journals, and reading notes. We learn why Woolf associated reading Shakespeare with her brother Thoby, and what Ginsberg meant when referring to the mouth feel of Shakespeare's verse. From Hughes's attempts to find a "skeleton key" to all of Shakespeare's plays to Berryman's tormented efforts to edit King Lear, Leinwand reveals the palpable energy and conviction with which these seven writers engaged with Shakespeare, their moments of utter self-confidence and profound vexation. In uncovering these intense public and private reactions, The Great William connects major writers' hitherto unremarked scenes of reading Shakespeare with our own
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leinwand, Theodore B
Dewey number
822.3/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2965
LC item number
.L45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Berryman, John
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
  • Keats, John
  • Hughes, Ted
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Olson, Charles
  • Art appreciation
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Rezeption
Label
The great William : writers reading Shakespeare, Theodore Leinwand
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "impelling thoughts" about Shakespeare -- John Keats on sitting down to read Shakespeare once again -- Virginia Woolf reads "the great William" -- Charles Olson's "objectist Shakespeare" -- John Berryman's Shakespeare/Shakespeare's John Berryman -- Allen Ginsberg on Shakespeare's funny mouthings -- Ted Hughes reads the complete Shakespeare -- Conclusion
Control code
920017281
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 231 pages
Isbn
9780226367699
Lccn
2015038291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)920017281
Label
The great William : writers reading Shakespeare, Theodore Leinwand
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "impelling thoughts" about Shakespeare -- John Keats on sitting down to read Shakespeare once again -- Virginia Woolf reads "the great William" -- Charles Olson's "objectist Shakespeare" -- John Berryman's Shakespeare/Shakespeare's John Berryman -- Allen Ginsberg on Shakespeare's funny mouthings -- Ted Hughes reads the complete Shakespeare -- Conclusion
Control code
920017281
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 231 pages
Isbn
9780226367699
Lccn
2015038291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)920017281

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