Yeats and Pessoa: Parallel Poetic Styles, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Yeats and Pessoa

Parallel Poetic Styles, 1st Edition

By Patricia Silva-McNeill

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194 pages

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Description

This monograph is the study of the poetry of Fernando Pessoa and W. B. Yeats within a comparative case studies framework. It examines Yeats's and Pessoa's use of stylistic variation to transform their incipient neo-Romantic and post-Symbolist diction into a protean modern lyric voice.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Post-Symbolist Style in the Early Poetry 2. Neo-Paganism and the Pastoral Style 3. Literary Nationalism and the Epic-Heroic Style 4. Dramatic Poetics 5. The Metaphysical Aesthetic 6. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism