Yeats and Artistic Power
Syracuse University Press, 01.09.2001 - 292 Seiten
The first book to consider William Butler Yeats's aesthetic of artistic power, demonstrating the centrality in his work—from his earliest essay to the great poems and plays of his last years—of the concept that art shapes life. Drawing on the Irish bardic tradition as well as such figures as Shelley, Blake, and Wilde, Yeats developed a stance that enabled him to reconcile the exacting demands of literary craftsmanship, his interest in occult thought, and his desire to advance the cause of Irish nationalism. For this edition, new material has been added, connecting the argument of the original book to recent developments in theory and adding a Jungian perspective.
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
aesthetic ancient appeared artist assertion audience bardic bards beauty become beginning Blood bring called century claim coming concept concern create Cuchulain culture death described divine dream early essay experience expression fact feeling figure final force future give Goddess heart hereafter cited heroic hope idea ideal imagination influence Ireland Irish king Lady later letter lines literary literature living London mean mind Moon movement Nationalist nature never noted offered once passage past perhaps play poem poet poetry political positive possible present Press published Queen question reference role seems sense shape song soul spirit Statues story suggests symbolic Theatre things thought Tower tradition University University Press vision wisdom writing written wrote Yeats Yeats's York young