W.B. Yeats, the tragic phase
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W.B. Yeats, the tragic phase a study of the last poems. by Vivienne Koch

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  • Yeats, W. B. -- 1865-1939.

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LC ClassificationsPR5907 K6
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Number of Pages151
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Open LibraryOL16054155M

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1st Edition Published on Febru by Routledge In this study, first published in , the author examines the poetry of Yeats’s last years, that poe W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase: A Study of the Last Poems - 1st Edition. Get this from a library! W.B. Yeats, the tragic phase: a study of the last poems. [Vivienne Koch]. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Koch, Vivienne. W.B. Yeats, the tragic phase. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, (OCoLC) W. B. Yeats: The Tragic Phase A Study of the Last Poems, 1st Edition. By Vivienne Koch. In this study, first published in , the author examines the poetry of Yeats’s last years, that poetry which reached and held to the ‘intensity’ which he had striven for all his life.

W. B. Yeats, the Tragic Phase: A Study of the Last Poems By Vivienne Koch Routledge & Kegan Paul, Read preview Overview The Lonely Tower: Studies in the Poetry of W.B. Yeats By T. R. Henn Pellegrini & Cudahy, William Butler Yeats is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He belonged to the Protestant, Anglo-Irish minority that had controlled the economic, political, social, and cultural life of Ireland since at least the end of the 17th century. Most members of this minority considered themselves English people who happened to have been born in Ireland, but Yeats. Yeats found a pattern that suggested that emblematic moments took place in the middle (during the half-thousand years) of every two-thousand year era. He thought these were moments of equilibrium, points in time when civilization reached moments of excellence as proof he quoted the splendor of Athens in B.C, Byzantium in A.D, and the. Yeats was a very good friend of Indian Bengali poet Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Yeats was born and educated in Dublin, but spent his childhood in County Sligo. He studied poetry in his youth and from an early age was fascinated by both Irish legends and the occult. Those topics feature in the first phase of his work, whichFile Size: KB.

Yeats: A Classified Bibliography of Criticism, Including Additions to Allan Wade's Bibliography of the Writings of W. B. Yeats and a Section of the Irish Literary and Dramatic Revival. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2 Yeats’s teasing and Antheil’s jocularity aside, leaving Ireland was by no means an escape for Yeats from the haunting failures and unresolved resentments that lingered bitterly after the Irish Civil War. Following a successful trip to Sicily in the winter of , where they travelled with Ezra and Dorothy Pound, Yeats and George Yeats planned a trip to Rapallo where Ezra and Dorothy Author: Lauren Arrington. W.B. Yeats, Broken Dreams, The Wild Swans at Coole () From the depths of anything mysterious and unfathomable, here come bursts of poetry moving across the years, making impressions with an assortment of intensities and kaleidoscopic visualizations: W.B. /5. 2 Michael McAteer, Yeats and European Drama (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), –; 3 See for example an early study, Katharine J. Worth, ‘Yeats and the French Drama’, Modern Drama ; 1 When W. B. Yeats came to write Purgatory, the last of his plays to be staged during his lifetime, at the Abbey Theatre Festival on 10 August , he drew on a lifetime of seeing and Author: Stanley Van Der Ziel.