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W.B. Yeats : a life

Author: R F Foster
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1997-2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the second half of Yeats' life, taking in his controversial political involvements, continued supernatural experiments, his extraordinary marriage, a series of love affairs, and the writing of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: W B Yeats; W B Yeats; W B Yeats
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R F Foster
ISBN: 0199273081 9780199273089 0192117351 9780192117359 0192880853 9780192880857 0198184654 9780198184652 0192806092 9780192806093
OCLC Number: 70763244
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (Biography) 2003
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. The apprentice mage, 1865-1914 --
v. 2. The arch-poet, 1915-1939.
Responsibility: R.F. Foster.

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