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Prodigal father : the life of John Butler Yeats (1839-1922)

Author: William M Murphy
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, ©2001.
Series: Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work on the life of lovable, brilliant, and distressingly improvident, John Butler Yeats provides an account of what happened to him from day to day over the years. It draws upon letters, associations with Yeats' living descendants, relevant manuscripts, and other treasures to present a portrait that is not a final treatment or a complete biography, but is intended to provide material for others who wish to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Butler Yeats; John Butler Yeats; John Butler Yeats
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William M Murphy
ISBN: 0815607253 9780815607250
OCLC Number: 47168769
Notes: Originally published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1978.
Description: 680 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Responsibility: William M. Murphy.
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This work is a portrait of the life of the elder Yeats and his family, showing that J.B. Yeats was as worthy of his sons as they were of their father.  Read more...

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