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Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats


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This set reissues 6 books, originally published between 1951 and 1990, on William Butler Yeats, a foremost figure of twentieth-century literature and one of the driving forces behind the Irish Literary Revival. The volumes examine Yeats’s work, his poetic development, and his social and private life, and will be of interest to students of literature.

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Yeats, Folklore and Occultism Contexts of the Early Work and Thought

Yeats, Folklore and Occultism: Contexts of the Early Work and Thought

1st Edition

By Frank Kinahan
February 14, 2018

This lively introduction to the poems of W. B. Yeats, first published in 1988, provides a series of intriguing new readings of his work in relation to his profound involvement with occultism and folklore. During Yeats’s formative years as an artist, two compelling movements were emerging: the ...

The Unappeasable Shadow Shelley's Influence on Yeats

The Unappeasable Shadow: Shelley's Influence on Yeats

1st Edition

By Adele M. Dalsimer
February 14, 2018

Yeats and his shadow are one of the most closely scrutinised pairs in contemporary literary history. The meaning and significance Yeats gave to the entity by which he was constantly pursued and with which he held frequent colloquy have been held under the critical microscope, and the shadow has ...

W. B. Yeats A Census of the Manuscripts

W. B. Yeats: A Census of the Manuscripts

1st Edition

By Conrad A. Balliet, Christine Mawhinney
February 14, 2018

This title, first published in 1990, is a census of the manuscripts of William Butler Yeats. The census includes not only his books, plays and poetry but also the whereabouts of many of Yeats’s letters and speeches, and will be of particular interest to students of literature. For further reading ...

W. B. Yeats A Critical Introduction

W. B. Yeats: A Critical Introduction

1st Edition

By Balachandra Rajan
February 14, 2018

This chief aim of this title, first published in 1965, is to present a comprehensive picture of Yeats’s achievement and some of the means for an evaluation of that achievement. To this end both the poems and plays have been examined and some of Yeats’s critical ideas have been briefly discussed. ...

W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore Their Correspondence 1901-1937

W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore: Their Correspondence 1901-1937

1st Edition

Edited By Ursula Bridge
February 14, 2018

The letters in this book, first published in 1953, throw light on the literary scene at a time in which William Butler Yeats and Thomas Sturge Moore regularly corresponded. In the early days of their friendship Yeats and Sturge Moore often saw each other in London where they both played an active ...

W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase A Study of the Last Poems

W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase: A Study of the Last Poems

1st Edition

By Vivienne Koch
February 14, 2018

In this study, first published in 1951, the author examines the poetry of Yeats’s last years, that poetry which reached and held to the ‘intensity’ which he had striven for all his life. Vivienne Koch explores the ways in which the great but troubled poems derive their energy from suffering, and ...

Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

1st Edition

By Various
September 02, 2016

This set reissues 6 books, originally published between 1951 and 1990, on William Butler Yeats, a foremost figure of twentieth-century literature and one of the driving forces behind the Irish Literary Revival. The volumes examine Yeats’s work, his poetic development, and his social and private ...

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