TITLE

SINGING AMID UNCERTAINTY: IMAGE AND IDEA IN YEATS'S "MEMORY"

AUTHOR(S)
Purdy, Dwight H.
PUB. DATE
June 1978
SOURCE
English Language Notes;Jun78, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p295
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the theme of ambiguity and idealism in the poem 'Memory,' by William Butler Yeats. Compression of philosophical lyric; Inherent contradictions in poetic remembering; Presence of biographical or quasi-biographical slant.
ACCESSION #
4970560

 

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