A Letter to a Young Poet

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2013 Reprint of 1932 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. At the beginning of 1932, Woolf finished "Letter to a Young Poet" and it was sold by Hogarth Press as a booklet. In a letter to Woolf praising "The Waves," John Lehmann said that the time had come to Woolf to define her views of modern poetry. In response, Woolf makes an argument that the young poet believes that in order to get at the truth, he must resort to the actual and the ...
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Overview

2013 Reprint of 1932 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. At the beginning of 1932, Woolf finished "Letter to a Young Poet" and it was sold by Hogarth Press as a booklet. In a letter to Woolf praising "The Waves," John Lehmann said that the time had come to Woolf to define her views of modern poetry. In response, Woolf makes an argument that the young poet believes that in order to get at the truth, he must resort to the actual and the colloquial--which he seeks to find in himself only. The result is that he stresses more the differences that separate him from his kind than the deeper similarities that all human beings have in common.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781614275510
  • Publisher: Martino Fine Books
  • Publication date: 12/11/2013
  • Pages: 30
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.07 (d)

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