The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, 1896-1900 / Edition 1 by William Butler Yeats | 9780198126829 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, 1896-1900 / Edition 1

The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, 1896-1900 / Edition 1

by William Butler Yeats
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198126824

ISBN-13: 9780198126829

Pub. Date: 05/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Seamus Heaney has described The Collected Letters as "one of the great publishing events of the decade." This volume covers a formative period (1896-1900) in Yeats's political career, and the beginning of his theatrical involvement. Letter by letter, Yeats's private concerns, artistic quarrels, and exhausting political life are revealed. Rich and readable

Overview

Seamus Heaney has described The Collected Letters as "one of the great publishing events of the decade." This volume covers a formative period (1896-1900) in Yeats's political career, and the beginning of his theatrical involvement. Letter by letter, Yeats's private concerns, artistic quarrels, and exhausting political life are revealed. Rich and readable notes provide a narrative for these years, explaining allusions, and setting the correspondence in its cultural and political contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198126829
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Series:
Yeats Collected Letters Series, #2
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.50(h) x 2.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v(3)
List of Illustrations
viii(1)
Chronology: W. B. Yeats 1865-1939 ix(40)
A Note on Editorial Principles xlix(3)
List of Manuscript Sources lii(2)
List of Abbreviations and Short Forms liv(5)
Introduction lix
THE LETTERS 1896-1900
Addenda 625(32)
Biographical and Historical Appendix 657(76)
Index of Recipients 733(4)
General Index 737

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