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
     
 

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

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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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