Yests and the Poetry of Death
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Yests and the Poetry of Death Elegy, Self-Elegy, and the Sublime by Jahan Ramazani

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English


  • Poetry & poets: 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Irish Poetry,
  • Poetry,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Ireland,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • (William Butler),,
  • 1865-1939,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Elegiac poetry, English,
  • History and criticism,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Sublime, The, in literature,
  • Yeats, W. B

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10318041M
ISBN 100300048041
ISBN 109780300048049

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The day of his death was a dark cold day. II. You were silly like us; your gift survived it all: The parish of rich women, physical decay, Yourself. Mad Ireland hurt you into poetry. Now Ireland has her madness and her weather still, For poetry makes nothing happen: it survives In the valley of .   Death is inside the folding cots: it spends its life sleeping on the slow mattresses, in the black blankets, and suddenly breathes out: it blows out a mournful sound that swells the sheets, and.   Deaths of the Poets opens with a Scriptural verse, placing us at the moment of Christ’s Resurrection. “Why seek ye the living among the dead?” (Luke ), the angel asks at a point when the membrane between life and death is at its quotation sets the tone for the book, in which two contemporary poets, Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts, take us through Europe and. 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 and.