Shakespeare


Shakespeare Van Dorens Shakespearegot Me Through Harry Levins Harvard Course Back In 1951 Whenever I Read A Shax Play I Reread What Van Doren Said About It John Updike Professor Van Doren Enlightens Us, Not Because He Has Any Special Knowledge Or Private Advantages, But Because His Love Of Shakespeare Has Been Greater Than Our Own W.H Auden If During My Stay At Columbia I Had Met Only Mark Van Doren And His Work, It Would Have Been Worth The Trouble Del Schwartz It Was The Force Of His Example That Made Me A Poet John BerrymanThis Legendary Book By An Esteemed Poet And Beloved Professor At Columbia University Features A Series Of Smart, Witty, Deeply Perceptive Essays About Each Of Shakespeare S Plays, Together With A Further Discussion Of The Poems Writing With An Incomparable Knowledge Of His Subject But Without A Hint Of Pedantry, Van Doren Elucidates Both The Astonishing Boldness And Myriad Subtleties Of Shakespeare S Protean Art His Shakespeare Is A Book To Be Treasured By Both New And Longtime Students Of The Bard.

Shakespeare

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