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W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Neil Mann, Matthew Gibson, and Claire Nally

Abstract

W. B. Yeats’s “A Vision”: Explications and Contexts is the first volume of essays dedicated to A Vision and the associated system developed by William Butler Yeats and his wife, George Yeats. A Vision is all-encompassing in its stated aims and scope, covering the nature of reality, the spiritual constitution of the human being, human life and afterlife, and the great trends and cycles of history. It invites a wide range of approaches, as demonstrated in the fourteen essays collected here, written by the foremost scholars in the field. After a preface outlining critical treatment of A Vision an ... More

Keywords: automatic script, A Vision, George Yeats, philosophy, poetry, occult, themes, W B Yeats, William Butler Yeats

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780983533924
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neil Mann, editor

Matthew Gibson, editor
University of Hull

Claire Nally, editor
University of Northumbria

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