The Complete Verse of Noël Coward (Diaries, Letters and Essays)

The Complete Verse of Noël Coward (Diaries, Letters and Essays)

Noël Coward


the entire Verse of Noël Coward brings jointly the 3 volumes of verse produced in the course of his lifetime including formerly unpublished fabric for the first actual time. For the legions of lovers of The grasp, this definitive choice of Coward’s verse writings will end up impossible to resist. ‘Throughout lots of the years of my lifestyles, for the reason that nearly 1908, i've got derived a large amount of deepest excitement from writing verse . . . it truly is an inherent intuition within the English character.’ starting along with his younger verse experiments, the whole Verse arranges in themed chapters Coward’s prolific public and private verse writings. Chapters compile his verse on a wide selection of matters together with warfare, the theatre, love, neighbors, go back and forth, and God and the countless. It positive factors the satirical ‘cod-pieces’ - Chelsea Buns and Spangled Unicorn - and the verse accrued within the 1967 quantity no longer but the Dodo. yet along those are the verses despatched to family and friends over decades, in letters, memos and cables, which paint a bright portrait of his extra deepest existence and are released right here for the 1st time. With a linking remark through editor Barry Day and sprinkled with illustrations all through, the whole Verse bargains to Coward readers additional amusement and appreciation of his wit, insatiable curiosity in humans and skilful rendering of his private and non-private lives.

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