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A bibliography of the first editions of books by William Butler Yeats

Alphonse James Albert Symons

A bibliography of the first editions of books by William Butler Yeats

by Alphonse James Albert Symons

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Published by The First Edition Club in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yeats, W. B. -- 1865-1939.

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    Statementcompiled by A. J. A. Symons.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2],viii,46p. ;
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13701502M

    William Butler Yeats () was born in Dublin into an Irish Protestant family. His father, John Butler Yeats, a clergyman's son, was a lawyer turned to an Irish Pre-Raphaelite painter. Yeats's mother, Susan Pollexfen, came from a wealthy family - the Pollexfens had a . All of Yeats's work shows interesting and important revisions from earlier to later versions (see The Variorum Edition of his poems, ed. by Peter Allt and Russell R. Alspach, ). Bibliography. A Bibliography of the Writings of W. B. Yeats was prepared by A. Wade (3d ed., ed by R. K. Alspach.

      Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Mode of access: Internet "A bibliography of the writings of William Butler Yeats, by Allan Wade": v. 8, p. []Pages: William Butler Yeats[a] (13 June – 28 January ) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served as a Senator of the Irish Free State for two terms.

      Auden was accurate and unusually complimentary in In Memory of William Butler Yeats: "You were silly like us: your gift survived it all. Recommended works. Author: Guardian Staff. William Butler Yeats is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He belonged to the Protestant, Anglo-Irish minority that had controlled the economic, political, social, and cultural life of Ireland since at least the end of the 17th century. Most members of this minority considered themselves English people who happened to have been born in Ireland, but Yeats.


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A bibliography of the first editions of books by William Butler Yeats by Alphonse James Albert Symons Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Symons, A.J.A. (Alphonse James Albert), Bibliography of the first editions of books by William Butler Yeats. William Butler Yeats ( – ) Yeats was one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature The Irish poet is considered to be from the Symbolist movement, due to his use of imagery and symbolism.

He wove ancient Irish lore into his work from a young age on. Books by William Butler Yeats. Get this from a library. A bibliography of the first editions of books by William Butler Yeats.

[A J A Symons]. William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years Yeats served as an Irish Senator for two terms.

This is a list of all works by Irish poet and dramatist W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (–), winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and a foremost figure in 20th-century sometimes appear twice if parts of new editions or significantly revised. Posthumous editions are also included if they are the first publication of a new or significantly revised work.

SIGNED BY WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS. YEATS, William Butler. Vision. London, Signed limited first edition, number 10 of only copies signed by Yeats, with three illustrations by Edmund Dulac and numerous in-text diagrams, with rarely found dust jacket. $ Read More. The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to William Butler Yeats "for his always inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation".

First published inand then substantially revised by the author inA Vision is a unique work of literary modernism, and revelatory guide to Yeats’s own poetry and thinking.

Indispensable to an understanding of the poet’s late work, and entrancing on its own merit, the book presents the “system” of philosophy, psychology, history, and the life of the soul that Yeats and his wife, George, received.

William Butler Yeats (13 June – 28 January ) was an Irish poet and playwright, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature.

A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms. Symons, A. A bibliography of the first editions of books / by William Butler Yeats ; compiled by A.

Symons the First Edition Club London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. The book is in excellent condition with slight wear to the spine.

The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Yeats First Editions.

Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE Works on Yeats and A Vision: The works below are all relevant to the study of Yeats's thought and A Vision, although specific consideration of A Vision itself may not always be lengthy.

They are grouped by author, so articles and books are mixed. William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years Yeats served as an Irish Senator for two terms/5.

William Butler Yeats was born on Jin Dublin, Ireland. He was the oldest of four children of John Butler Yeats, a portrait artist. His father added to William's formal schooling with lessons at home that gave him an enduring taste for the classics.

John Yeats had a forceful personality. Yeats, who died inis remembered as one of the leading Western poets of the 20th century.

Early Life William Butler Yeats was born on Jin Dublin, Ireland, the oldest child of Born: Biography Early years. William Butler Yeats was born in Sandymount in County Dublin, Ireland.

His father, John Butler Yeats (–), was a descendant of Jervis Yeats, a Williamite soldier, linen merchant, and well-known painter, who died in Benjamin Yeats, Jervis's grandson and William's great-great-grandfather, had in married Mary Butler of a landed family in County Kildare.

William Butler Yeats (IPA: /jeɪts/) (13 June – 28 January ) was an Irish poet, dramatist, mystic and public figure, brother of the artist Jack Butler Yeats and son of John Butler Yeats.

Yeats, though born to an Anglo-Saxon Protestant mother and father, was perhaps the primary driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival and was co-founder of the Abbey Theatre[1]. William Butler Yeats was born in County Dublin on J Due to the demands of his career as an artist, Yeats' father moved the family to London when Yeats was still young, but he spent summers in County Sligo, in Western Ireland.

Rare books by W. Yeats, including first editions and signed first edition copies of The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems and the collected Poems. Widely considered to be one of the foremost English language poets, Yeats ( – ) remains a staple of both the Irish and British literary cannons.

W.B. Yeats - William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and was one of the foremost figures of the Irish and British literary establishments. He was the first Irishman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

His most notable works include The Tower and The Winding Stair and Other Poems. William Butler Yeats, Irish poet, dramatist, and prose writer, one of the greatest English-language poets of the 20th century.

He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in Yeats’s father, John Butler Yeats, was a barrister who eventually became a portrait painter. His mother, formerly Susan.William Butler Yeats Biographical W illiam Butler Yeats () was born in Dublin.

His father was a lawyer and a well-known portrait painter. Yeats was educated in London and in Dublin, but he spent his summers in the west of Ireland in the family’s summer house at Connaught.William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature.

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