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Published: 15 July 2011

226 Pages | Numerous halftones

5 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199592166

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Words Alone

Yeats and His Inheritances

R. F. Foster

  • New book from celebrated historian and prize-winning biographer, R. F. Foster
  • Repositions Yeats as an inheritor of a nineteenth-century traditions, rather than simply as a creator of literary modernism in the twentieth century
  • A suggestive, original survey of themes in nineteenth-century Irish literature, including romanticism, nationalism, and occultism
  • Provides a new perspective on the Irish Literary Revival of the late nineteenth century