The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol. V: Later Essays by William Butler Yeats

The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol. V: Later Essays

byWilliam Butler Yeats

Hardcover | September 30, 1994

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$63.00 online 
$68.00
Earn 315 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume V: Later Essays is part of a fourteen-volume series overseen by eminent Yeats scholars Richard J. Finneran and George Mills Harper. The series includes virtually all of the Nobel laureate's published work, with authoritative and explanatory textual notes. The Later Essays brings together for the first time twenty-one essays and introductions that Yeats published after 1912. They include the long essay "Per Amica Silentia Lunae", in which Yeats first developed his important doctrine of the mask and which is widely admired for the luxuriant beauty of its prose. This definitive edition includes full explanatory notes and provides the first carefully researched, reliable texts of these twenty-one works.

About The Author

In his 1940 memorial lecture in Dublin, T. S. Eliot pronounced Yeats "one of those few whose history is the history of their own time, who are a part of the consciousness of an age which cannot be understood without them." Modern readers have increasingly agreed, and some now view Yeats even more than Eliot as the greatest modern poet ...

Details & Specs

Title:The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol. V: Later EssaysFormat:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 8.44 × 5.5 × 1.6 inPublished:September 30, 1994Publisher:Scribner

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0026327023

ISBN - 13:9780026327022

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol. V: Later Essays

Reviews

Extra Content

From Our Editors

The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume V: Later Essays is part of a fourteen-volume series overseen by eminent Yeats scholars Richard J. Finneran and George Mills Harper. The series includes virtually all of the Nobel laureate's published work, with authoritative and explanatory textual notes. The Later Essays brings together for the first time twenty-one essays and introductions that Yeats published after 1912. They include the long essay "Per Amica Silentia Lunae", in which Yeats first developed his important doctrine of the mask and which is widely admired for the luxuriant beauty of its prose. This definitive edition includes full explanatory notes and provides the first carefully researched, reliable texts of these twenty-one works.