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Yeats, the man and the masks.

Richard Ellmann

Yeats, the man and the masks.

by Richard Ellmann

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yeats, W. B. -- 1865-1939

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Dutton paperback, D24
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 331 p.
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16459537M

      So if you are interested the the writers who verily created both "Modernism" and "Post-Modernism", you should read this book, and read it as a prelude to Ellman's other works, for "Yeats: The Man and The Masks" intended to introduce the world to the literary explosion that occurred in Ireland in the late 19th century/5(25). 39 By and with the help of Craig, Yeats was planning to put the Fool of The Hour-Glass and the Blind Man from On Baile’s Strand into masks, a plan frustrated when there was no one to make a mask of leather Craig insisted on seeing the finished masks. Yeats was ‘so anxious to get Masks’ because he ‘despair[ed] of getting good Author: Warwick Gould.

    Author: ELLMANN, RICHARD Title: Yeats: The Man and the Masks Binding: Paper Back Book Condition: Used - Very Good Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc ISBN Number: / Seller ID: In late October , Yeats agreed to take on the editorship of the Oxford Book of Modern Verse, a role that required him to read an extensive amount of contemporary poetry. He did so in the hope that it would render him ‘reborn in imagination’ (LDW 19); it certainly contributed to his final literary flourishing. In the introduction to the anthology, and in the BBC radio broadcast that Author: Michael Cade-Stewart.

    Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Yeats: the man and the masks. by Richard Ellmann; 15 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Irish Poets, Biography, Irish Authors; People: W. . Book Description: Yeats’s Mask, Yeats Annual No. 19 is a special issue in this renowned research-level series. Fashionable in the age of Wilde, the Mask changes shape until it emerges as Mask in the system of A Vision.


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After reading Yeats: The Man and the Masks by Richard Ellmann I think I better understand the poetry of William Butler Yeats. Mostly, though, I better understand why the poetry of William Butler Yeats is so difficult to understand.

As I read, I kept handy a copy of The Collected Poems of W. Yeats edited by Richard J. Finneran. Whenever a /5.

Yeats The Man & The Masks Paperback – Febru by Richard Ellmann (Author)Cited by:   "Yeats: The Man and The Masks" (, W.W. Norton & Co., New York) by Richard Ellman is a landmark study of the greatest poet of the twentieth century. As a literary biography, it does far more to explain how Yeats continually recreated himself as a poet than would a mere historical biography only full of facts/5(4).

Read the full-text online edition of Yeats: The Man and the Masks (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Yeats: The Man and the Masks. Yeats: The Man and the Masks. By Richard Ellmann. No cover image. The man and the masks. book The Man and the Masks I have had the privilege, too, of talking with many of Yeats's friends, acquaintances, and relations.

Yeats, The Man And The Masks - Kindle edition by Ellmann, Richard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Yeats, The Man And The Masks/5(14). LibraryThing Review User Review - JohnPeterAltgeld - LibraryThing.

It was an interesting book in its time -- -- but is now outdated and often soporific. The reviews quoted inside the front cover point out that Professor Ellmann's book is a critical biography and 3/5(2).

Other articles where Yeats: The Man and the Masks is discussed: Richard Ellmann: His book Yeats: The Man and the Masks (; reprinted ) is a study of one of Yeats’s intense conflicts, the dichotomy between the self of everyday life and the self of fantasy.

The book revealed Yeats as a timid and confused man behind a facade of. Yeats, the man and the masks by Ellmann, Richard, Publication date Topics Yeats, W. (William Butler), Publisher New York, Macmillan Co.

Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Oliver Wendell Holmes : Get this from a library. Yeats: the man and the masks. [Richard Ellmann] -- The definitive biography of William Butler Yeats, the most influential poet of his age.

Yeats eluded the grasp of many who sought to explain him. In this classic critical examination of the poet. “The book helps fill in the picture of a complex and fascinating man indispensable for the serious study of the subject.”—Edmund Wilson, The New YorkerThe most influential poet of his age, Yeats eluded the grasp of many who sought to explain him.

In this classic critical examination of the poet, Richard Ellmann strips away the masks of his subject: occultist. Yeats, the man and the masks.

New York, Dutton, [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: W B Yeats; W B Yeats; William B Yeats: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ellmann.

: Yeats The Man & The Masks () by Ellmann, Richard and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). Yeats: The Man and the Masks (Oxford Paperbacks) by Richard Ellmann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Yeats: the Man and the Masks Oxford Paperbacks by Ellmann, Richard - AbeBooks.

On the first page the book refers to W.B. Yeats as "The poet of Shadows," and it goes on to explore Yeats's many dualities, whether between "the man and the masks" or reality and dream or the artist and the art/5(20).

Read "Yeats, The Man And The Masks" by Richard Ellmann available from Rakuten Kobo. “The book helps fill in the picture of a complex and fascinating man indispensable for the serious study of the : Tannenberg Publishing. The definitive biography of William Butler Yeats. The most influential poet of his age, Yeats eluded the grasp of many who sought to explain him.

In this classic critical examination of the poet, Richard Ellmann strips away the masks of his subject: occultist, senator of the Irish Free State, libidinous old man, and Nobel Prize : Tannenberg Publishing.

Yeats: the man and the masks by Ellmann, Richard, Publication date Topics Yeats, W. (William Butler),Poets, Irish -- 20th century -- Biography Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Oliver Wendell Holmes : William Butler Yeats (13 June – 28 January ) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served two terms as a Senator of the Irish Free was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn.

A brilliant, learned tracing and explanation of the intellectual as well as literary growth of William Butler Yeats which treats his personal life only in its influence on his ideology and works. The author deals at length with his disquietude about the scepticism imparted by his father, his feelings of guilt over his failure to follow his father to Trinity College, his inability to escape.

Alvin Langdon Coburn’s portrait of W. Yeats, from the book Men of Mark, “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person,” declares Oscar Wilde, “Give Author: Tim Keane. Richard Ellmann, talented biographer, has added a new dimension to his literary accomplishments. In Yeats," the Man and the Masks," Ellmann has proceeded to dicipher and analyze much of the poetry and prose of Yeats.

To the reader of average interest, I would consider this book of insightful analyses to be much too detailed to really entertain.4/5(1).The most influential poet of his age, Yeats eluded the grasp of many who sought to explain him. In this classic critical examination of the poet, Richard Ellmann strips away the masks of his subject: occultist, senator of the Irish Free State, libidinous old man, and Nobel Prize winner.Yeats: The Man and the Masks by Ellmann, Professor Richard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at