The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, 1865-1895

The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, 1865-1895

by William Butler Yeats
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198126794

ISBN-13: 9780198126799

Pub. Date: 04/28/1986

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Vividly entertaining and entirely unselfconscious, these early letters of W.B. Yeats reveal the sensibility of a great literary figure. This first volume of Yeats's correspondence contains 350 letters covering the first thirty years of his life, a creative period that saw the publication of his first three books of verse, the first performance of his plays, the

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Vividly entertaining and entirely unselfconscious, these early letters of W.B. Yeats reveal the sensibility of a great literary figure. This first volume of Yeats's correspondence contains 350 letters covering the first thirty years of his life, a creative period that saw the publication of his first three books of verse, the first performance of his plays, the beginning of his relationship with Maud Gonne,,and his increasing involvement with the Irish nationalist movement. The annotation is lively and detailed and gives the full literary, social, and historical context of the letters. Also included are an introduction, a detailed chronology of the whole of Yeats's life, and a biographical appendix on his principal correspondents and others mentioned in the letters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198126799
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1986
Series:
Yeats Collected Letters Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.55(d)

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