The Cambridge Companion to W.B. Yeats
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The Cambridge Companion to W.B. Yeats

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ISBN-13:
9780521658867
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.06.2006
Seiten:
242
Autor:
Marjorie Howes
Gewicht:
422 g
Format:
227x154x15 mm
Serie:
Cambridge Companions to Litera
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

A comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major themes of this important poet's life and career.
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.
This accessible and thought-provoking Companion explains and synthesises major themes of Yeatss 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 current trends in Yeats scholarship as an essential introduction for students and teachers of Yeats.