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By J. Kelly

ISBN-10: 0333460065

ISBN-13: 9780333460061

W.B.Yeats, one of many maximum poets who wrote in English, used to be additionally a playwright, theater director, essayist, Senator, and life-long occultist. He knew essentially each very important determine within the cultural and public lifetime of his time, together with Oscar Wilde, Winston Churchill, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Eamon de Valera. In recording the main points of those relationships and tracing his prolific literary output, this ebook is a vibrant witness to an awfully very important, wealthy and crowded existence, as a context for his paintings.

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24 Writes ‘He bids his Beloved be at Peace’. October 5 13 15 (Sat) Delivers the address at a Parnell Commemorative Meeting at the Arbitration Rooms, Chancery Lane. ‘Irish National Literature IV: a List of the Best Irish Books’ (article; UP I. 382–7) and ‘A Song of the Rosy Cross’ (poem; VP, 744) published in the Bookman. Early this month WBY leaves the family home and takes rooms with Arthur Symons in Fountain Court, the Temple. Paget and York Powell at the Yeatses when WBY comes in delighted with his new apartment.

22 Attends Todhunter’s lecture on Irish Fairy Tales, which makes liberal use of FFT. 23 Dines with ECY at the Todhunters. 26 SMY starts work as an embroidress at May Morris’s. 27 Calls to see Edwin Ellis. B. 26 27 Australian poet Douglas Sladen. Is reading George Meredith’s poems with admiration. Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry (FFT) published. The Todhunters come to tea, but WBY has to borrow 3 shillings from them to pay for the food. Hears at Madam Blavatsky’s that his school friend Charles Johnston is to marry her niece Vera Zhelikhovskaya.

B. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromso - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-25 17 25 26 A W. B. 20 ‘The Death of Cuchulain’ (poem, later ‘Cuchulain’s Fight with the Sea’; VP, 105–11) published in United Ireland. WBY and MG appointed to the Libraries Sub-committee of the NLS. (Sat) ‘Sight and Song’ (review; UP I. 225–7) published in the Bookman. Writes an article for the Boston Pilot. ‘Some New Irish Books’ (review; UP I. 228–30) published in United Ireland. Attends a General Meeting of the NLS at Costigan’s Hotel to adopt rules and appoint officers.

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