Critical Companion to William Butler Yeats: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work

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Infobase Publishing, May 14, 2014 - Electronic books - 673 pages
The Irish poet William Butler Yeats is often considered the premier English-language poet of the 20th century, but he was also an important playwright, folklorist, critic, and politician. Yeatss works vary from complex and highly symbolic to short and straightforward, making him popular in both high school and college literary classes. His most famous poemsincluding "The Second Coming," "Easter 1916," and "Among School Children"are among the best known in the world. This heavily illustrated new volume is essential for high school and college students interested in this prolific poet.
 

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Contents

Part II Yeatss Works
31
The Complete Plays
305
Selected Fiction and Prose
383
Part III People Places and Ideas
429
Part IV Appendices
589
Chronology of Yeatss Life
591
Chronology of Yeatss Publications
602
Further Reading
613
Works Cited and Consulted
616
Index
626
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