Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron Dunsany | Critical Essay by Cornelius Weygandt

This literature criticism consists of approximately 34 pages of analysis & critique of Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron Dunsany.
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Critical Essay by Cornelius Weygandt

SOURCE: "The Dramas of Dunsany," in Tuesdays at Ten: A Garnering from the Tales of Thirty Years on Poets, Dramatists and Essayists, 1928. Reprint by Books for Libraries Press, 1967, pp. 13-42.

In the following excerpt, Weygandt surveys Dunsany's dramas.

Dunsany has given us a drama new to our literature. It is exotic, aloof, aristocratical, of a beauty so strange and full of wonder that we doubt it sometimes, and question is it beauty, or only a form of the grotesque. His earlier plays are most of them decorations in the Asiatic manner, suggesting now China, and now India, and now the oldest Persian lands. It would seem he had seen, in some previous life perhaps, gatherings of great folk in old cities like Persepolis, or cities yet older, and now lost in some jungle of Deccan or under the sands of...

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