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Yeats as precursor

readings in Irish, British, and American poetry

by Steven Matthews

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Yeats, W. B. 1865-1939 -- Influence.,
    • English poetry -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.,
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
    • American poetry -- Irish influences.,
    • English poetry -- Irish influences.,
    • Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-235) and index.

      StatementSteven Matthews.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8771 .M38 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 238 p. ;
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL45841M
      ISBN 100312229305, 0333711475
      LC Control Number99043510

      Learn more about our history on our Moments of the Abbey micro-site. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. Ezra Pound: The Tragic Years, In this poem, Yeats expresses his inner struggle between his interest in the occult and his interest in Christianity.

      True, but admirers are not enough; we need scholars and critics too. Blackwell Critical Biographies. Yeats and Postcolonialism. Yet the staunch friendship between husband and wife did not falter, and the mutual freedom of expression remained unaltered. There is ample evidence from literary history that the greater the poetic magic, the more the question of tradition seems to condense into the relation between a major poet and a major predecessor--a father, so to speak, rather than merely one of a line of teachers. But the paradigm is really a dramatic image which first explores the problem of the creative psyche and its analysis.

      Eliotwho became a recurring intellectual foil. Influence theory[ edit ] A lion-faced deity associated with Gnosticism. George pushes him in a wheelchair. At the beginning, we see Yeats enjoying his role as the elder and wiser as he thinks of the pair.


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Yeats as precursor book

Influence theory[ edit ] A lion-faced deity associated with Gnosticism. The first of these books, Yeats, a magisterial examination of the poetchallenged the conventional critical view of his poetic career. Share this:. She has a gift for storytelling, a keen sense of absurdity, and a perhaps unconscious tendency to find humor in the behavior of the lower orders.

This blew my mind in particular because I have a very visual memory. In a group of aphorisms inserted between the third and fourth chapters, he can assert that "the meaning of a poem can only be another one" and that "all criticism is prose poetry. To avoid being reductive, he continually adumbrates myths, parables, examples and quotations from other writers.

Monsonknown to his followers as 'prophet, seer and revelator,' is indistinguishable from the secular plutocratic oligarchs who exercise power in our supposed democracy". True, but admirers are not enough; we need scholars and critics too.

Readers of these letters repeatedly must confront the strange beliefs uniting the pair: George died believing in reincarnation. There's nothing to the man The combination of detailed explanations and well-chosen illustrations makes for a deeply thought-provoking book, well worth lingering over.

The Influence of Oscar Wilde on W.B. Yeats

A Norton Critical Edition. Clark, eds. Some of the audience objected to his representation of the Rising. Members of the Abbey Acting Company and staff are all closely linked with the Rising.

He has begun—through the Instructions mediated by George—his elaborate scheme of human psychology, placing each person under one of the twenty-eight phases of the Moon. New York: New American Library, Foden, a mad admirer of the Swami; the madness of the young dancer Margot Ruddock, whom George had to go to Barcelona to rescue; the worrying growing-up of the often ill children.

A Theory of Poetry. As I recall, the layout in the rebuilt version is very close to that arrived at. Blackwell Critical Biographies. Yeats and Pound had of course known one another for decades, as had Yeats and Beerbohm. The contrast definitely enhanced my enjoyment of the latter half of this book.

Yeats as Precursor

Corcoran does not take this matter on directly and mentions, curiously, that while all four of his He is an adversary to God, whose priority rankles.Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Selected Poems And Four Plays of William Butler Yeats at sylvaindez.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

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B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&sylvaindez.com: S. Matthews. This book asserts that Oscar Wilde ( – ) was a major precursor of W.B.

Yeats ( – ), and shows how Wilde’s image and intellect set in train a powerful influence within Yeats’s creative imagination that remained active throughout the poet’s sylvaindez.com: Palgrave Macmillan. As both a late Romantic and a modern, W.B. Yeats has proved to be perhaps the most influential poet of the early twentieth-century.

In this original study Steven Matthews traces, through close readings of significant poems, the flow of Yeatsian influence across time and cultural sylvaindez.com by: 1. Yeats’s diagram graphically demonstrates how “Nietzsche completes Blake.” The Romantic poet’s mature dialectic stresses polar inclusion: “Contraries are positive, a negation is not a contrary,” he incised in reverse at the beginning of Book the Second of Milton (Plate 30).

But Blake is more dramatically antithetical in the far better-known passage in The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. This book asserts that Oscar Wilde ( – ) was a major precursor of W.B. Yeats ( – ), and shows how Wilde's image and intellect set in train a powerful influence within Yeats's creative imagination that remained active throughout the poet's life.