Early Articles and Reviews (The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume 9)

Early Articles and Reviews (The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume 9)

W. B. Yeats

Author note: John P. Frayne (Editor), Madeleine Marchaterre (Editor)

The accumulated Works of W. B. Yeats, quantity IX: Early Articles and Reviews is a part of a fourteen-volume sequence less than the final editorship of eminent Yeats students Richard J. Finneran and George generators Harper. this primary entire variation contains almost the entire Nobel laureate's released paintings, in authoritative texts with huge explanatory notes.

Coedited via John P. Frayne and Madeleine Marchaterre, Early Articles and Reviews assembles the earliest examples of Yeats's serious prose, from 1886 to the top of the century -- articles and stories that weren't accrued into ebook shape by way of the poet himself. collected jointly now, they exhibit the earliest improvement of Yeats's rules on poetry, the function of literature, Irish literature, the formation of an Irish nationwide theater, and the occult, in addition to Yeats's interplay along with his modern writers. As noticeable the following, Yeats's lively job as journal critic and propagandist for the Irish literary reason belies the preferred photograph created by way of his poetry of the "Celtic Twilight" interval, that of an idealistic dreamer in flight from the tough realities of the sensible world.

This new quantity provides 4 years' worthy of Yeats's writings now not incorporated in a prior (1970) version of his early articles and stories. It additionally enormously expands the heritage notes and textual notes, bringing this compilation brand new with the busy global of Yeats scholarship during the last 3 many years. Early Articles and Reviews is a vital sourcebook illuminating Yeat's interpreting, his impacts, and his literary reviews approximately different poets and writers.

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