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Quote for Today: Edith Sitwell

Rhythm is one of the principal translators between dream and reality. Rhythm might be described as, to the world of sound, what light is to the world of sight. 17 more words

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Daniel Radcliffe, Sitwell & Oxxxymiron

I am not a natural rap fan, but I am always impressed by people who do it with intelligence. Words are words after all and there is a history of rap arguably as old as the G&S nightmare song in Iolanthe, but certainly going back to Edith Sitwell and William Walton’s “Façade”, a series of sound poems or Klangdichtung. 445 more words

Tim Wilson

An appalling affair! - An early critique of Dylan's 'New Verse'

Amongst the discarded cigarette packets, empty sweet wrappers and manuscripts underneath Dylan’s desk here at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive you will find a book that had upset Dylan in December 1934. 395 more words

Writing

Troublesome Love of Edith Sitwell

On the 9th of December 1964, Dame Edith Sitwell, a British poet and critic, died in London. Both as an artist and as a public personality, she was a provocative and controversial figure. 1,164 more words

Literature

Incoming - and planning what to read next...

Now that things have calmed down a little after the excitement of reading for the 1947 Club, I’ve been thinking about what to read next and the answer is not obvious! 263 more words

Quote of the day

I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.  – Edith Sitwell who was born on this day in 1887. 91 more words

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Review: Denton and Me – Summerhall, Edinburgh

First published in The Times, Tuesday August 9 2016

Four Stars

The English pastoral writer Denton Welch was only 33 years old at the time of his death in 1948, and while his work is not as well known as some of his contemporaries (he counted Edith Sitwell and EM Forster among his friends) his influence continues to be felt. 328 more words