Imagining Ireland in the Poems and Plays of W. B. Yeats

Nation, Class, and State

  • Authors
  • Anthony Bradley

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An important part of the national imaginary, Yeat's work has helped to invent the nation of Ireland, while critiquing the modern state that emerged from it's revolutionary period. This study offers a chronological account of Yeat's volumes of poetry, contextualizing and analyzing them in light of Irish cultural and political history.


Modernism poem poetry Romanticism William Butler Yeats

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