By J. Kelly
W.B.Yeats, one of many maximum poets who wrote in English, used to be additionally a playwright, theater director, essayist, Senator, and life-long occultist. He knew essentially each vital determine within the cultural and public lifetime of his time, together with Oscar Wilde, Winston Churchill, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Eamon de Valera. In recording the main points of those relationships and tracing his prolific literary output, this ebook is a vibrant witness to a very very important, wealthy and crowded lifestyles, as a context for his paintings.
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28 ‘Irish Folk Tales’ (article; UP I. 186–90) published in the National Observer. March 5 13 17 April 1 11 18 23 ‘In the Firelight’ (poem; VP, 737) published in the Leisure Hour. (Thu) Meets Rhys and his new wife Grace, who are visiting from Wales. Representative Irish Tales published early this month. Attends the first British performance of Ibsen’s Ghosts, given by the Independent Theatre at the Royalty Theatre. Writes his column for the Boston Pilot. Later this month Unwin agrees to publish John Sherman and Dhoya and The Works of William Blake begins to go through the press in various sections.
292–5) in the Bookman. Speaks at a Commemoration for Thomas Davis organized by the Young Ireland League at the National Club. ‘An Impression’ (article, later ‘A Knight of the Sheep’; Myth, 31–3) published in the Speaker. November 4 (Sat) ‘“Reflections and Refractions” by Charles Weekes’ (review; UP I. 302–5) published in the Academy, and ‘The Stolen Bride’ (poem, later ‘The Host of the Air’; VP, 143–5) in the Bookman. 11 ‘Our Lady of the Hills’ (article; Myth, 101–3) published in the Speaker. ‘Preface to the Celtic Twilight’ (article) published in United Ireland.
At the GD. JO’L, Lionel Johnson, and Elkin Mathews visit the Yeatses. Lectures to the Chiswick Lodge of the Theosophical Society on ‘The Nature of Art and Poetry in Relation to Mysticism’. At the GD from 6 pm. At the GD from 7 pm. Attends an Adepts Meeting of the GD, Clipstone Street, from 3 pm. W. W. Westcott issues him with ‘Flying Roll XII’. ‘A Bundle of Poets’ (review; UP I. 276–9) published in the Speaker. At the GD with Westcott, Bullock and FF. ‘The Celtic Twilight’ (poem, later ‘Into the Twilight’; VP, 147–8) published in the National Observer.
A W.B. Yeats chronology by J. Kelly