Yeats and Mr. Watkins’ Bookshop

  • Geoffrey M. Watkins


So much has already been written about Yeats and the influence which his magical and occult associations exerted upon his work that little remains to be said. Nevertheless, to know something of the bookshop which he used to frequent and where he found very many of the books which he must have read over a period of some thirty years may serve to add another detail to the picture we have of him.


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    Wade records only one contribution, “The Mountain Tomb”, The Quest (April 1913). The poem is concerned with the myth that Father ChristianRosencreuz lies buried in the seven-sided tomb at the heart of the Holy Mountain of Abiegnos (G. M. Harper).Google Scholar

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© Robert O’Driscoll and Lorna Reynolds 1975

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