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Early essays

Author: W B Yeats; Richard J Finneran; George Bornstein
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2007.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: W B Yeats; W B Yeats
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W B Yeats; Richard J Finneran; George Bornstein
ISBN: 9780684807294 0684807297
OCLC Number: 85783741
Description: lvii, 499 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Early essays --
Ideas of good and evil --
What is 'popular poetry'? --
Speaking to the psaltery --
Magic --
The happiest of the poets --
The philosophy of Shelley's poetry --
At Stratford-on-Avon --
William Blake and the imagination --
William Blake and this illustrations to The Divine Comedy --
Symbolism in painting --
The symbolism of poetry --
The theatre --
The celtic element in literature --
The autumn of the body --
The moods --
The body of the Father Christina Rosencrux --
The Return of Ulysses --
Ireland and the arts --
The Galway Plains --
Emotion of multitude --
The curring of an agate --
Certain noble plays of Japan --
The tragic theatre --
Poetry and tradition --
Discoveries --
Prophet, priest and king --
Personality and the intellectual essences --
The musician nd the orator --
A guitar player --
The looking-glass --
The tree of life --
The praise of old wives' tales --
The play of modern manners --
Has the drama of contemporary life a root of its own? --
Why the blind man in ancient times was made a poet --
Concerning saints and artists --
The subject matter of drama --
The two kinds of asceticism --
In the serpent's mouth --
The black and the white arrows --
His mistress's eyebrows --
The tresses of the hair --
A tower on the Apennines --
The thinking of the body --
Religious belief necessary to religious art --
The holy places --
Preface to the first edition of The Well of the Saints --
Preface to the first edition of John M. Synge's Poems and Translations --
J.M. Synge and the Ireland of his time --
John Shawe-Taylor --
Art and ideas --
Edmund Spenser --
Yeats's prefaces and dedication --
Preface to The Cutting of an Agate (1912) --
Preface to The Cutting of an Agate (1919, 1924) --
Dedication of Essays (1924).
Other Titles: Prose works.
Responsibility: W.B. Yeats ; edited by Richard J. Finneran and George Bornstein.

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