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Published: 25 November 2010

500 Pages | 26 black-and-white halftones, 8 textual illustrations


ISBN: 9780199596508

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Chapter 1

The Last Minstrels

Yeats and the Revival of the Bardic Arts

Ronald Schuchard

  • Leading Yeats scholar Ronald Schuchard restores a lost dimension of Yeats's biography
  • Shows that Yeats's experiments with the bardic practice of chanting music to a harp were central to his approach to rhythm in verse composition
  • Includes numerous photographs of Yeats, his fellow poets, and his intriguing circle of devotees to the bardic arts