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The Cambridge Companion to W. B. Yeats

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Marjorie Howes, George Bornstein, George Watson, Daniel Albright, Helen Vendler, Bernard O'Donoghue, Declan Kiberd, James Pethica, Margaret Mills Harper, Elizabeth Butler Cullingford, Jonathan Allison
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  • Date Published: June 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521658867

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  • This accessible and thought-provoking Companion is designed to help students experience the pleasures and challenges offered by one of the twentieth century's greatest poets. A team of international contributors examine Yeats's poetry, drama and prose in their historical and national contexts. The essays explain and synthesise major aspects and themes of his life and work: his lifelong engagement with Ireland, his complicated relationship to the English literary tradition, his literary, social, and political criticism and the evolution of his complex spiritual and religious sense. First-time readers of Yeats as well as more advanced scholars will welcome this comprehensive account of Yeats's career with its useful chronological outline and survey of the most important trends in Yeats scholarship. Taken as a whole, this Companion comprises an essential introduction for students and teachers of Yeats.

    • Guide to Yeats's poetry, prose, and importance in English and Irish literature
    • International contributors represent the entire range of Yeats scholarship over the last 25 years
    • Intended for use by undergraduates and graduates as an overview of the key issues in Yeats studies
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    • Date Published: June 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521658867
    • length: 264 pages
    • dimensions: 227 x 154 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.42kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Chronology
    1. Introduction Marjorie Howes
    2. Yeats and Romanticism George Bornstein
    3. Yeats, Victorianism and the 1890s George Watson
    4. Yeats and Modernism Daniel Albright
    5. The later poetry Helen Vendler
    6. Yeats and the drama Bernard O'Donoghue
    7. Yeats and criticism Declan Kiberd
    8. Yeats, folklore and Irish legend James Pethica
    9. Yeats and the occult Margaret Mills Harper
    10. Yeats and gender Elizabeth Butler Cullingford
    11. Yeats and politics Jonathan Allison
    12. Yeats and the postcolonial Marjorie Howes
    Guide to further reading.

  • Editors

    Marjorie Howes, Boston College, Massachusetts
    Marjorie Howes is Associate Professor of English and Irish Studies at Boston College.

    John Kelly, St John's College, Oxford
    John Kelly is Professor of English at the University of Oxford.

    Contributors

    Marjorie Howes, George Bornstein, George Watson, Daniel Albright, Helen Vendler, Bernard O'Donoghue, Declan Kiberd, James Pethica, Margaret Mills Harper, Elizabeth Butler Cullingford, Jonathan Allison

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