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David Holdeman - W. B. Yeats in Context - 9780521897051 - KEX0279630
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W. B. Yeats in Context

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Description for W. B. Yeats in Context Hardcover. This book explores Yeats' background and influences, as well as how his works shaped early twentieth-century Irish culture. Editor(s): Holdeman, David; Levitas, Ben. Series: Literature in Context. Num Pages: 460 pages, 5 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 156 x 227 x 26. Weight in Grams: 798. 8vo. Original cloth Irish Literature.
W. B. Yeats is a writer who requires, and at the same time tests the limits of, contextual study. More than perhaps any other Irish writer, he produced his own context as much as it produced him. His cultural and political activities, combined with his prolific literary output, made an impact that can only be understood by close attention to his words in relation to the times in which he lived. W. B. Yeats in Context maps Yeats' world in concise, lively essays by distinguished critics and historians. The places, people, themes and intellectual frameworks most important to his development ... Read more

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Cambridge University Press
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Literature in Context
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About David Holdeman
David Holdeman is Professor of English at the University of North Texas. Ben Levitas is Lecturer in the Department of Drama at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

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