Autobiographies: The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, Volume by William Butler Yeats, Douglas Archibald, William O'donnell

By William Butler Yeats, Douglas Archibald, William O'donnell

The amassed Works of W. B. Yeats, quantity III: Autobiographies is a part of the fourteen-volume sequence overseen by way of eminent Yeats students Richard J. Finnerah and George turbines Harper. The sequence contains nearly all the Nobel laureate's released paintings, with authoritative and explanatory notes.

Autobiographies involves six autobiographical works -- Reveries Over early life and adolescence, The Trembling of the Veil, Dramatis Personae, Estrangement, The demise of Synge, and The Bounty of Sweden -- that William Butler Yeats released jointly within the mid-1930s to shape a unmarried, amazing memoir of the 1st fifty-eight years of his existence, from his earliest stories of formative years to successful the Nobel Prize for Literature. This quantity offers a bright sequence of non-public money owed of quite a lot of figures, and it describes Yeats's paintings as poet and playwright, as a founding father of Dublin's famed Abbey Theatre, his involvement with Irish nationalism, and his fascination with occultism and visions. This e-book is so much compelling as Yeats's personal account of the expansion of his poetic mind's eye. Yeats idea poet leads a lifetime of allegory, and that his works are reviews upon it. Autobiographies enacts his ruling trust within the connections and coherence among the existence that he led and the works that he wrote. it's a imaginative and prescient of private historical past as paintings, and so it's the one really crucial better half to his poems and plays.

Edited by means of William H. O'Donnell and Douglas N. Archibald, this quantity is out there for the 1st time with priceless explanatory notes and contains formerly unpublished passages from candidly particular first drafts

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Some servant had once got into trouble at night and so he had arranged that they should all be locked in. He never knew, what everybody else in the house knew, that for all the ceremonious bringing of the key the gate was never locked. Even to-day when I read King Lear his image is always before me, and I often wonder if the delight in passionate men in my plays and in my poetry is more than his memory.

O’Donnell VOLUME IV Prefaces and Introductions ed. William H. O’Donnell VOLUME VII Letters to the New Island ed. George Bornstein and Hugh Witemeyer VOLUME VIII The Irish Dramatic Movement ed. Mary FitzGerald VOLUME IX Early Articles and Reviews ed. John P. Frayne VOLUME X Later Articles and Reviews ed. Colton Johnson VOLUME XI The Celtic Twilight and The Secret Rose ed. Warwick Gould, Michael Sidnell, and Deirdre Toomey VOLUME XII John Sherman and Dhoya ed. Richard J. Finneran VOLUME XIII A Vision (1925) ed.

It is titled ‘Stockholm: A Meditation’ in the manuscript and revised typescript (NLI Ms. 30,288), which otherwise correspond closely to the Cuala printing, The Bounty of Sweden, which has a preface dated 15 June 1924 but was not published until July 1925. In the interim, it was published in the London Mercury and the Dial (New York) in September 1924. The Cuala edition incorporated some local revisions to the periodical text. The three-year exclusive period for The Trembling of the Veil would expire October 1925, and prior to that the preparations began for the Macmillan Autobiographies (Wade no.

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