Yeats and the Logic of Formalism

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University of Missouri Press, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 201 pages
"Attempts to balance traditional and modern criticism of Yeats by linking formalism and philosophy in the context of Yeats' work and evaluates its credibility in Yeats's practice in relation to other theoretical discourses and in the context of the turbulent cultural and historical circumstances under which Yeats worked"--Provided by publisher.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
11
2 Style
40
3 History and Politics
70
4 Identity
109
5 Six Poems
146
Epilogue
174
Bibliographical Note
181
Bibliography
189
Index
195
Credits
201
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