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W. B. Yeats - Parnell´s Funeral and Other Poems from A Full Moon in March: Manuscript Materials - 9780801441837 - V9780801441837
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Parnell´s Funeral and Other Poems from A Full Moon in March: Manuscript Materials

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Description for Parnell´s Funeral and Other Poems from A Full Moon in March: Manuscript Materials Hardback. Editor(s): Clark, David R. Series: The Cornell Yeats. Num Pages: 312 pages, 99. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 238 x 168 x 25. Weight in Grams: 658.

The manuscripts transcribed and reproduced in this volume of the Cornell Yeats were written from spring 1933 through December 1934. "Parnell's Funeral and Other Poems" is the third section of W. B. Yeats's book A Full Moon in March (1935), following the two plays A Full Moon in March and The King of the Great Clock Tower.

David R. Clark's introduction relates biographical events to what the manuscripts show about the chronological order in which the poems were written. The poems, which illuminate such facets of Yeats's life as the poet's flirtations with fascism and Hinduism and his concern, at ... Read more

Of the twenty-one poems here, eighteen are called songs. Only "Parnell's Funeral" itself is un-songlike, a somber and powerful declaration made by a Parnellite. Each poem is accompanied by comments on its content and its manuscripts. Ninety-nine illustrations show Yeats's handwritten drafts, typescripts, and revisions. Because of the poems' exotic references, a long section of the introduction provides relevant material from Yeats's letters and commentary and an independent analysis of each poem. Early in his career Yeats, with his fellow poets in the Rymers' Club, had "taken delight in poetry that was, before all else, speech or song, and could hold the attention of a fitting audience like a good play or a good conversation." Throughout "Parnell's Funeral and Other Poems," Yeats's desire for a direct lyrical urge is evident.

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Condition
New
Series
The Cornell Yeats
Number of Pages
308
Place of Publication
Ithaca, United States
ISBN
9780801441837
SKU
V9780801441837
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Ref
99-1

About W. B. Yeats
David R. Clark is Emeritus Professor of English, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He also edited the Cornell Yeats editions of 'The Winding Stair' (1929): Manuscript Materials and Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems: Manuscript Materials.

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