Festival of Fire

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Festival of Fire

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Now I"m reading Festivals of Fire, which I had sent for before I got your letter; it was most charming of you to offer to send it it to me, and I think it remarkable, and it is obvious that you are a real poet. As I said before, the rhythmical quality of ""The Loosening"" its fluidity and perfect control, was most remarkable, and I never doubted that you have a most remarkable mind; all I wanted was more sifting of the material. When I know Festivals of Fire properly, I shall write to you again..."

Source

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This is an extract from a lengthy letter to Ronald Bottrell in which Edith endeavours to explain and apologise for possible misconstruction of her review of his' Aspects of Modern Poetry'. She goes on to say that she will be asking the Editor of the London Mercury if he will allow her to review Bottrell's next book so that she can ' publicly clear up the muddled statement [she] made about [his] poetry.'

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Accessed on 2020/08/12 04:20:29

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France
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Sitwell, Edith
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Selected letters of Edith Sitwell
Related place
France
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Festival of Fire

Reading experience
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ukred-20628

Evidence

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Source

Selected letters of Edith Sitwell

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Sitwell, Edith
Aged 48 [Experience in 1935, born in 1887]

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How to cite this record

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Selected letters of Edith Sitwell
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77309
Accessed on 2020/08/12 04:20:29

Related place
France
Related people
Sitwell, Edith
Related text or manuscript
Selected letters of Edith Sitwell
Related place
France
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