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Yeats and Pessoa
Parallel Poetic Styles

ISBN 9781906540562
Published May 5, 2010 by Routledge
194 Pages

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Book 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

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