Diaries, Letters and Recollections

Diaries, Letters and Recollections

by Lynette Roberts
     
 

A collection of Lynette Roberts’s prose, this assortment relates her life in rural south Wales during World War II, offering insight into a fascinating period of history and showcasing how ordinary people’s lives were impacted by international events. This assemblage includes “Village Dialect”—Roberts’s highly original account of

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A collection of Lynette Roberts’s prose, this assortment relates her life in rural south Wales during World War II, offering insight into a fascinating period of history and showcasing how ordinary people’s lives were impacted by international events. This assemblage includes “Village Dialect”—Roberts’s highly original account of the genesis of poetic language—as well as her notes on her friends and contemporaries Edith Sitwell and T. S. Eliot and her correspondence with Robert Graves, for whom she helped research “The White Goddess.”

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"Lynette Roberts fully deserves her restoration into the twin canon of twentieth century English-writing in Wales and of women's writing."  —Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan, Planet: The Welsh Internationalist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857548563
Publisher:
Carcanet Press, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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