W. B. Yeats anses for at være en af de mest betydningsfulde engelske forfattere i det 20 århundrede. Han deltog i den irske frihedsbevægelse. DRØMMERIER OVER BARNEÅR OG UNGDOM er en erindringsroman der giver et rigtigt godt indblik i irske forhold.
The manuscripts transcribed and reproduced in this volume of the Cornell Yeats were written from spring 1933 through December 1934.
A unique selection of Yeats's major poems, plays, criticism and other prose writings, showing the connectedness of his literary output. Formerly published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series.
From the quiet beauty of 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' to the apocalyptic resonance of 'The Second Coming', this collection shows the impact of a great poet whose startling relevance to our own times grows more and more evident.
This book reproduces the complete set of extant manuscripts that preceded publication of both plays. In addition to a perceptive introductory essay, the book includes several appendixes of Yeats's notes and commentaries on the plays.
Both At the Hawk's Well (1917) and The Cat and the Moon (1924) dramatize their characters' journeys of the soul to magic wells. The Cornell Yeats edition of these plays presents photographs and transcriptions of the typescripts in various revisions.
The First Yeats deepens our understanding of the making of a poetic imagination, reprinting the original texts of Yeats's three early collections
The manuscript materials included in the Cornell Yeats edition of "Diarmuid and Grania" provide a full record of the disputes and revisions that culminated in the final draft of the play, which opened at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin on October 21, 1901.
The Cornell Yeats edition gives literatim transcriptions and photographic reproductions of all the holographic materials pertaining to the writing, revising, and rewriting of "The Countess Cathleen" from 1889 to 1934.
This volume presents all the extant manuscripts for the poems in the collection, which confronted central political, personal, and philosophic issues, that Yeats wrote between 1914 and 1919.
This edition of the manuscripts of "Deirdre" presents the transcription of work from three substantially different versions of the play through its first performance, together with post-performance revisions.