Ideas of Good and Evil by William Butler YEATS

Ideas of Good and Evil

byWilliam Butler YEATS

Kobo ebook | June 23, 2015

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William Butler YEATS (1865-1939) was an Irish poet, dramatist, mystic and public figure who was one of the driving forces behind the Irish Literary Revival.

Rather than a discussion on good and evil as conditions of the human soul, this book is a collection of essays about art written between 1895 and 1903

His thoughts on poetry, symbolism, theatre and the essays on William Blake are quite interesting. 
"I believe in the practice and philosophy of what we have agreed to call magic, in what I must call the evocation of spirits, though I do not know what they are, in the power of creating magical illusions, in the visions of truth in the depths of the mind when the eyes are closed; and I believe in three doctrines, which have, as I think, been handed down from early times, and been the foundations of nearly all magical practices. These doctrines are...."



Title:Ideas of Good and EvilFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 23, 2015Publisher:JTLanguage:English

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