Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A Foremost American Lyrist

William Stanley Braithwaite
A Foremost American Lyrist
An Appreciation
by William Stanley Braithwaite
Lippincott's Monthly Magazine (March 1913)

"...She draws from the Olympian world figures that typify some motive or desire in human conduct, and in the modern world the praise of men and women, heroic in attainment or sacrifice; or laments events that effect social and ethical progress, showing how beneficently she has brought her art, without modifying in the least its abstract function as a creator of beauty and pleasure, into the service of profound and vital problems..." Read more

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