Siegfried Sassoon | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Babette Deutsch

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Siegfried Sassoon.
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Critical Essay by Babette Deutsch

SOURCE: "A Solemn Music," in New York Herald Tribune Books, March 24, 1929, p. 7.

Deutsch was an American author and educator whose poetry collections include Banners (1919) and The Collected Poems of Babette Deutsch (1969). In this review of The Heart's Journey, she criticizes several aspects of Sassoon's poetry, yet praises the visions of evil and peace that he attempts to communicate.

One remembers Siegfried Sassoon as the author of some of the bitterest and most moving lyrics that sprang out of the horrors of the last great war. In the years that have elapsed since then his mood seems to have changed from utter despair to a kind of illumined reconciliation. He has won, however hardly, to that peace which has its roots in the spiritual life, and the poems in this slight new volume of his are at...

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