Yeats and the Visual Arts / Edition 1

Yeats and the Visual Arts / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux
     
 

This illustrated book traces W. B. Yeats's fascination with the visual arts from his early years, which were strongly influenced by his father's paintings and the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, to his celebration in old age of Greek sculpture, Byzantine mosaics, and Michelangelo's art. See more details below

Overview

This illustrated book traces W. B. Yeats's fascination with the visual arts from his early years, which were strongly influenced by his father's paintings and the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, to his celebration in old age of Greek sculpture, Byzantine mosaics, and Michelangelo's art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815629955
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Irish Studies
Edition description:
1ST SYRACU
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Grouped Illustrations
Illustrations in Text
Preface to the Paperback Edition
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction1
Ch. 1Yeats and the Pre-Raphaelites5
Ch. 2Poems and Pictures: Yeats's Early Poetic Theory35
Ch. 3Poetry of Vision: Yeats's Early Poetic Regions51
Ch. 4From Painted Stage to Sculpted Image: The Theater Years87
Ch. 5Our More Profound Pre-Raphaelitism: A Vision and the Visual Arts117
Ch. 6Picture and Book Remain: The Visual Arts in the Later Poetry135
Ch. 7Yeats's Sculptural Poetry169
Notes193
Index229

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