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Bedtime Story Essay & Criticism

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Critical Overview

Writing for the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Lawrence Ries says of MacBeth's poetry that "The critical response to the individual publications has been mixed: angry, admiring, frustrated, laudatory." Ries further observes the difficulty reviewers and literary historians have had in placing MacBeth in an established literary category, or movement, even though he was associated to some extent with The Group, a gathering of poets who attempted to rejuvenate poetry readings and gatherings, among other endeavors. Critic M. L. Rosenthal, writing in The New Poets: American and British Poetry Since World War LL, describes (in 1967) MacBeth as "a lively, witty, young poet, [though] there is nothing in his work that could in any sense be called revolutionary." Perhaps the best way to understand MacBeth's relationship to his critics is to read the blurbs he includes on the dust jacket of his books. Because he did not hold that poetry...

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