By W. B. Yeats, Catherine E. Paul, Margaret Mills Harper
2013 book of the 2008 Scribner unencumber of the unique 1925 Version
The accrued Works of W. B. Yeats, quantity XIII: A Vision is a part of a fourteen-volume sequence below the final editorship of eminent Yeats pupil George Bornstein and previously the past due Richard J. Finneran and George generators Harper. one of many strangest works of literary modernism, A Vision is Yeats's maximum occult paintings.
Edited by means of Yeats students Catherine E. Paul and Margaret generators Harper, the amount provides the "system" of philosophy, psychology, heritage, and the lifetime of the soul that Yeats and his spouse George (née Hyde Lees) got and created by way of mediumistic experiments from 1917 throughout the early Nineteen Twenties. Yeats obsessively revised the publication, and the revised 1937 model is way extra greatly on hand than its predecessor. the unique 1925 model of A Vision, poetic, unpolished, masked in fiction, and shut to the buzz of the automated writing that the Yeatses believed to be its supernatural beginning, is gifted the following in a scholarly version for the 1st time.
The textual content, minimally corrected to continue the feel of the unique, is generally annotated, with specific awareness paid to the connection among the printed e-book and its complicated genetic fabrics. necessary to an knowing of the poet's past due paintings and entrancing by itself advantage, A Vision goals to be, unexpectedly, a piece of theoretical historical past, an esoteric philosophy, a cultured symbology, a mental schema, and a sacred publication. it's as tricky because it is vital interpreting for any pupil of Yeats.
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2013 publication of the 2008 Scribner free up of the unique 1925 Version
The accrued Works of W. B. Yeats, quantity XIII: A imaginative and prescient is a part of a fourteen-volume sequence less than the final editorship of eminent Yeats pupil George Bornstein and previously the overdue Richard J. Finneran and George generators Harper. one of many strangest works of literary modernism, A imaginative and prescient is Yeats's maximum occult paintings.
Edited via Yeats students Catherine E. Paul and Margaret generators Harper, the quantity offers the "system" of philosophy, psychology, historical past, and the lifetime of the soul that Yeats and his spouse George (née Hyde Lees) acquired and created through mediumistic experiments from 1917 throughout the early Twenties. Yeats obsessively revised the ebook, and the revised 1937 model is way extra largely to be had than its predecessor. the unique 1925 model of A imaginative and prescient, poetic, unpolished, masked in fiction, and shut to the buzz of the automated writing that the Yeatses believed to be its supernatural foundation, is gifted the following in a scholarly variation for the 1st time.
The textual content, minimally corrected to continue the experience of the unique, is commonly annotated, with specific cognizance paid to the connection among the broadcast ebook and its advanced genetic fabrics. imperative to an realizing of the poet's overdue paintings and entrancing by itself benefit, A imaginative and prescient goals to be, unexpectedly, a piece of theoretical background, an esoteric philosophy, a cultured symbology, a mental schema, and a sacred booklet. it really is as tough because it is key studying for any scholar of Yeats.
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