Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron Dunsany | Critical Essay by Ludwig Lewisohn

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Critical Essay by Ludwig Lewisohn

SOURCE: "Dunsany," in The Nation, New York, Vol. CXVII, No. 3029, July 25, 1923, p. 95.

A German-born American novelist and critic, Lewisohn served as the drama critic for The Nation during the early 920s and later edited the Zionist magazine New Palestine. In the following essay, he praises the dramas collected in Plays of Gods and Men and Plays of Near and Far.

It was in 1915 that Stuart Walker's Portmanteau Theater gave the first performances of plays by Lord Dunsany in New York. One remembers especially The Gods of the Mountain and The Sword of King Argimenes. One remembers, across all the intervening years and their many brilliant and interesting theatrical events, the sharp, massive, magical colors and architectural contours of those productions, the strange beauty of spears and helmets and thrones and pillars and breast-plates and greaves, the sensitiveness and power with...

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