By W. B. Yeats, Catherine E. Paul, Margaret Mills Harper
2013 e-book of the 2008 Scribner unlock of the unique 1925 Version
The accrued Works of W. B. Yeats, quantity XIII: A Vision is a part of a fourteen-volume sequence less than 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 through Yeats students Catherine E. Paul and Margaret turbines Harper, the quantity provides the "system" of philosophy, psychology, historical past, and the lifetime of the soul that Yeats and his spouse George (née Hyde Lees) obtained and created through mediumistic experiments from 1917 throughout the early Twenties. Yeats obsessively revised the publication, and the revised 1937 model is far extra largely on hand than its predecessor. the unique 1925 model of A Vision, poetic, unpolished, masked in fiction, and shut to the thrill of the automated writing that the Yeatses believed to be its supernatural starting place, is gifted right here in a scholarly variation for the 1st time.
The textual content, minimally corrected to hold the experience of the unique, is widely annotated, with specific realization paid to the connection among the printed publication and its complicated genetic fabrics. essential to an realizing of the poet's past due paintings and entrancing by itself advantage, A Vision goals to be, unexpectedly, a piece of theoretical heritage, an esoteric philosophy, a classy symbology, a mental schema, and a sacred booklet. it's as tricky because it is vital studying for any scholar of Yeats.
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A Vision (The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume 13) by W. B. Yeats, Catherine E. Paul, Margaret Mills Harper