Siegfried Sassoon | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by The Times Literary Supplement

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Siegfried Sassoon.
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SOURCE: "Mr. Sassoon in Contemplative Mood," in The Times Literary Supplement, No. 2862, January 4, 1957, p. 11.

In the review below, the critic comments on the religious content of Sequences, noting that the poems portray Sassoon as "a recluse seeking … some spiritual light."

Among the most beautiful things in Mr. Sassoon's Collected Poems of 1947, the sonnet "At the Grave of Henry Vaughan" will come to mind as Sequences is read, not merely because Vaughan is again honoured by name in this new book, but as some affinity of temperament again appears to exist between our living poet and the old one. The impression given by Mr. Sassoon's pages is of a recluse seeking (as did the Silurist) some spiritual light, often under the stars, and of a solitary wayfarer pausing beneath a...

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