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The life of W.B. Yeats : a critical biography.

Author: Terence Brown
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2000.
Series: Blackwell critical biographies, 12.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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W B Yeats, widely regarded as the greatest English-language poet of the twentieth century, believed that the life of a lyric poet was an experiment in living that should be told. This biography seeks  Read more...

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Named Person: W B Yeats
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terence Brown
ISBN: 0631182985 9780631182986
OCLC Number: 473686167
Description: xiii, 410 s.
Contents: List of Illustrations. Preface and Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. Prologue: Sindbad's Yellow Shore. 1. Victorian Cities: London and Dublin. 2. The English 1890s. 3. Poems 1895. 4. Conflicts and Crises. 5. Patronage and Powers. 6. An Irish Ireland. 7. The Strong Enchanter. 8. The Mid-Life Mask. 9. Darkened Rooms. 10. The Lonely Height. 11. All Changed. 12. Occult Marriage. 13. The Weasel's Tooth. 14. Senator and Seer. 15. Visionary Modernist. 16. Home and Abroad. 17. An Old Man's Frenzy. 18. Stroke of Midnight. Epilogue: Afterlife. Works Cited. Select Bibliography and Guide to Further Reading. Index.
Series Title: Blackwell critical biographies, 12.

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