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W. B. Yeats: A Critical Introduction

  • Authors
  • Stan Smith
Textbook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Stan Smith
    Pages 1-20
  3. Stan Smith
    Pages 21-54
  4. Stan Smith
    Pages 55-121
  5. Stan Smith
    Pages 122-152
  6. Stan Smith
    Pages 153-158
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 159-179

About this book

Introduction

This study not only helps the student to understand Yeats's poetry, but also offers, in straightforward, untechnical language, a practical guide on how to write about it critically. In the process, it offers many original readings of the poems, and emphasises the urgency and contemporaneity of Yeats's work.

Keywords

apocalypse art civil war dance death England history imagination independence poem poet theatre tradition William Butler Yeats women

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-20918-7
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-48067-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-20918-7
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