Indeed, his first literary compositions were long dramatic poems, and throughout his life, he continued to publish his plays and poems side by side. Yeats believed that the language of poetry best represented imaginative reality, the life of the soul, or the introspective or subjective consciousness, as opposed to the spirit of science, the modern, extroverted age, the objective consciousness that draws its identity from external circumstances and that finds its appropriate expression in dramatic realism. Nevertheless, he is one of the genuinely original dramatists of the twentieth century, with influences on verse drama and the work of Samuel Beckett.
Critical Books on W. Yeats to Collections of Essays Allison, Jonathan, ed. University of Michigan Press, Chelsea House Publishers, The Integrity of Yeats. Donoghue, Denis, and J. New Essays on W. Critical Essays on W.
Locust Hill Literary Studies Images of a Poet. Manchester University Press, Hall, James, and Martin Steinmann, eds.
The Permanence of Yeats. Reprint of the ed. Harper, George Mills, ed. Yeats and the Occult. Macmillan of Canada, Routledge and Kegan Paul, Yeats, Sligo, and Ireland: Irish Literary Studies, No.
A Collection of Criticism. Kirschner, Paul, and Alexander Stillmark, eds. Between Time and Eternity: Nine Essays on W.
Yeats and His Contemporaries Hofmannsthal and Blok. Centenary Essays on the Art of W. Ibadan University Press, McGrory, Kathleen, and John Unterecker, eds. Yeats, Joyce, and Beckett: Bucknell University Press, Barnes and Noble, Dolmen Press Yeats Centenary Papers, Yeats and the s.
Irish University Press, Yeats and the Theatre.
Syracuse University Press, Get this from a library! Critical essays on W.B. Yeats. [Richard J Finneran;] -- Collection of articles and essays originally published Sep 11, · Essays and criticism on William Butler Yeats - Yeats, William Butler.
Yeats: A Collection of Critical Essays, ISSN , , John Unterecker, , , Prentice-Hall, critical biography of the great Irish poet traces his intellectual growth and relates his mystical concerns and involvement in public affairs to his poetry.
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Allison, Jonathan, ed. Yeats's Political Identities: Selected leslutinsduphoenix.com Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Bloom, Harold, ed. William.
Critical Essays W. B. Yeats George Orwell. ONE thing that Marxist criticism has not succeeded in doing is to trace the connection between “tendency” and literary style. The subject-matter and imagery of a book can be explained in sociological terms, but its texture seemingly cannot.
Yet some such connection there must be. A brief introduction to William Butler Yeats, includes text of many of his most famous poems, including Yeats himself reading "The Lake Isle of Innisfree." Academy of American Poets. "Yeats's Byzantium Poems: A Study of their Development," in Yeats: A Collection of Critical Essays.