"We Irish" in Europe : Yeats, Berkeley and Joseph Hone (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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"We Irish" in Europe : Yeats, Berkeley and Joseph Hone

Author: W J McCormack
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

W B Yeats went to great lengths to design his self-image which biographers have been slow to challenge. This study of the poet's idealist views focuses on the role of J M Hone in introducing him to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: W B Yeats; George Berkeley; Joseph M Hone; George Berkeley; Joseph M Hone; W B Yeats; William Butler Yeats; William Butler Yeats; George Berkeley; Joseph Maunsell Hone; George (Philosoph) Berkeley; Joseph M Hone; William B Yeats
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W J McCormack
ISBN: 9781906359430 1906359431
OCLC Number: 695924510
Description: 211 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction; 1 Non-Reflective Vision:; 1.1 Logic or panic; 1.2 George Berkeley in Europe; 1.3 Yeats and German thought in the 1930s; 2 Fate, Myth and the absolute:; 2.1 Italy and the enigma of 'Hone and Rossi'; 2.2 'Good strong blows are delights to the mind'; 2.3 Lapsed knowledge, with resurgent sacrifice; 2.4 A few notes on Irish studies; 3 Critique of Instances: Ireland for the Most Part a Late Prelude:; 3.1 Not Christ, but Christy: notes from a Borderland of 1907; 3.2 Advancing on the past: some poems of Patrick Pearse; 3.3 The Brook Kerith (1916): George Moore against sacrifice; Yeats on Easter; 4 Critique of Instances: Paris and (is it?) Wall Street; 4.1 A French Berkeley of 2007; 4.2 'Disturbed by print' - Samuel Beckett's pretext; Appendices I Giovanni Amendola on Berkeley IIA A List of Publications concerning twentieth-century German thought preserved in W. B. Yeats's library [at the time of his death, with details of surviving manuscript annotation] IIB Some further works of German interest used by Yeats [but absent from the O'Shea catalogue] III Chronological select list of texts by George Berkeley separately published in Continental Europe, 1920-6 IV Towards a chronology of publications by J. M. Hone V 'John McGoldrick and the Quaker's daughter'; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: W.J. McCormack.


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'Mc Cormack is a retired professor of literary history at Goldsmith's College in London. As well as a life of J. M. Synge, he wrote a political biography of W. B. Yeats which concentrated on the Read more...

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