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by William Butler Yeats
Author: William Butler Yeats
Publisher: Collier Books (1966)
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By William Butler Yeats. But A Vision is another story.
By William Butler Yeats. Supposedly sourced from automatic writings Yeats’s wife received from the spirit world, it reads like an acid trip in a Catholic church, or - appropriately enough - like a scene from David Mitchell’s Slade House: a horror novel set in a dark corner of the newly-minted meta-world that unites all of Mitchell’s books. When he announced that a new, shorter book was set to debut only a year after The Bone Clocks, fans correctly anticipated that Slade House would deepen Mitchell’s investment in that larger scheme.
Please contact us in advance if you would like to view this book at our Curzon Street shop. Frontispiece portrait of the author by Augustus John, three further illustrations. 8v. original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. New York, The Macmillan Company
Please contact us in advance if you would like to view this book at our Curzon Street shop. New York, The Macmillan Company. Faded to spine, otherwise an excellent copy.
Examines W. B. Yeats's 'A Vision', the esoteric system that he and his wife, George, created around the spiral gyre and . Yeats's 'A Vision', the esoteric system that he and his wife, George, created around the spiral gyre and phases of the moon, underlying the achievement of his later work. In his early twenties WBY became associated with the Irish Republican Brotherhood, most notably one of its leading figures, John O’Leary, while his fervour was also heightened by his love for Maud Gonne, an ardent and active nationalist. At the same time he was developing his interest in the supernatural and occultism, first through the Theosophical Society and later through the Golden Dawn.
A Vision (A Reissue with the Author's Final Revisions). William Butler Yeats is generally considered to be Ireland’s greatest poet, living or dead, and one of the most important literary figures of the twentieth century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923. William Butler Yeats.
The Collected Poems of W. Yeats.
1927 – October Blast. 1927 – Stories of Red Hanrahan and the Secret Rose, poetry and fiction. 1927 – The Resurrection, a short play first performed in 1934. 1928 – The Tower, includes Sailing to Byzantium. The Collected Poems of W. Macmillan Publishing C. Inc, New York, NY 1956. aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk.
In 1913 Yeats spent some months at Stone Cottage, Sussex, with the American poet Ezra Pound acting as his secretary
He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923. Yeats’s father, John Butler Yeats, was a barrister who eventually became a portrait painter. His mother, formerly Susan. In 1913 Yeats spent some months at Stone Cottage, Sussex, with the American poet Ezra Pound acting as his secretary.
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Free delivery worldwide. First published in 1925, and then substantially revised by the author in 1937, A Vision is a unique work of literary modernism, and revelatory guide to Yeats's own poetry and thinking.