Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

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.

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

    W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase

    A Study of the Last Poems

    By Vivienne Koch

    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…

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

    Yeats, Folklore and Occultism

    Contexts of the Early Work and Thought

    By Frank Kinahan

    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…

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  • W. B. Yeats: A Critical Introduction book cover

    W. B. Yeats

    A Critical Introduction

    By Balachandra Rajan

    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.…

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

    W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore

    Their Correspondence 1901-1937

    Edited by Ursula Bridge

    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…

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  • W. B. Yeats: A Census of the Manuscripts book cover

    W. B. Yeats

    A Census of the Manuscripts

    By Conrad A. Balliet, Christine Mawhinney

    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…

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  • The Unappeasable Shadow: Shelley's Influence on Yeats book cover

    The Unappeasable Shadow

    Shelley's Influence on Yeats

    By Adele M. Dalsimer

    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…

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    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats

    By Various

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
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    Routledge Library Editions: W. B. Yeats