SINGING AMID UNCERTAINTY: IMAGE AND IDEA IN YEATS'S "MEMORY"
- Memory. Yeats, William Butler // Collected Classic Poems, Stevenson to Yeats;2012, p1
The poem "Memory" by William Butler Yeats is presented. First Line: One had a lovely face, Last Line: Where the mountain hare has lain.
- Literary Contexts in Poetry: William Butler Yeats' "Leda and the Swan". Terrinoni, Enrico // Literary Contexts in Poetry: William Butler Yeats' 'Leda & the S;2006, p1
The essay presents information about W.B. Yeats' poem "Leda and the Swan." The essay provides a synopsis of the poem and contextualizes the content through an exploration of historical, religious, scientific & technological, societal and biographical information. "Leda and the Swan" depicts the...
- Yeats's Monodrama of Desire: Listening to The Wind Among the Reeds. Grennan, Eamon // Facing the Music: Irish Poetry in the Twentieth Century;1999, p3
A literary criticism of the book "The Wind Among the Reeds" by William Butler Yeats is presented. It examines the collection of poems in the book which indicates two species of the author's desire including a simple form of escape from the world of human accident and sexual frustration. It also...
- "A Living Thing": Responding to Responsibilities. Grennan, Eamon // Facing the Music: Irish Poetry in the Twentieth Century;1999, p22
The article critiques the book "Responsibilities," by Irish poet William Butler Yeats, to answer whether such book drives the pivotal moment into the poet's career. It notes that the poems found in the book contain the poet's spheres of acknowledged responsibility to his lineage, family, active...
- Who Speaks for Fergus? Silence, Homophobia, and the Anxiety of Yeatsian Influence in Joyce. McDonald, Russell // Twentieth Century Literature;Winter2005, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p391
This essay discusses the influence of Irish writer William Butler Yeats on the works of James Joyce with reference to Joyce's character Stephen Dedalus in the books "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" and "Ulysses." Stephen's silence reflects two interrelated anxieties that Yeats embodies,...
- William Butler Yeats: Dyslexic? Miller, Marylou; Siegel, Linda S. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul92, Vol. 25 Issue 6
Explores evidence from the letters, prose, poetry and biography of poet William Butler Yeats to determine whether Yeats had some form of dyslexia. Characteristics of dyslexia; Difficulty of Yeats with learning to read; Significant difficulties with memory and school work; Possibility of...
- In the valley of the black pig coming to terms with W.B. Yeats. Stephens, Michael // Sewanee Review;Winter94, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p32
Discusses the literary style of William Butler Yeats' poems. Irish imagination; Snobbishness of Yeats; `The Valley of the Black Pig'; Integration of politics and literature; ``Michael Robartes'; Reliance on his masks; Multiple personae.
- Ireland's Poet. Cahill, Elizabeth Kirkland // Commonweal;08/13/99, Vol. 126 Issue 14, p20
Focuses on the exhibition `Such Friends: The Work of W.B. Yeats,' on view from August through September 11, 1999 in New York City, New York. Highlight on William Butler Yeats, the poet; Features of the exhibition; Yeats' family and early influences; Development of Yeats' poetry; Yeats' death.
- DEIRDRE. Yeats, William B. // Poetical Works of William B. Yeats;1917, p405
The play "Deirdre," by William B. Yeats, is presented.