The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Volume XIII: A Vision

The Original 1925 Version

Author: William Butler Yeats

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 141659373X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 448

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The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume XIII: A Vision is part of a fourteen-volume series under the general editorship of eminent Yeats scholar George Bornstein and formerly the late Richard J. Finneran and George Mills Harper. One of the strangest works of literary modernism, A Vision is Yeats's greatest occult work. Edited by Yeats scholars Catherine E. Paul and Margaret Mills Harper, the volume presents the "system" of philosophy, psychology, history, and the life of the soul that Yeats and his wife George (née Hyde Lees) received and created by means of mediumistic experiments from 1917 through the early 1920s. Yeats obsessively revised the book, and the revised 1937 version is much more widely available than its predecessor. The original 1925 version of A Vision, poetic, unpolished, masked in fiction, and close to the excitement of the automatic writing that the Yeatses believed to be its supernatural origin, is presented here in a scholarly edition for the first time. The text, minimally corrected to retain the sense of the original, is extensively annotated, with particular attention paid to the relationship between the published book and its complex genetic materials. Indispensable to an understanding of the poet's late work and entrancing on its own merit, A Vision aims to be, all at once, a work of theoretical history, an esoteric philosophy, an aesthetic symbology, a psychological schema, and a sacred book. It is as difficult as it is essential reading for any student of Yeats.

The Irish Version

Author: Jean Van Hamme,William Vance,Jean Giraud

Publisher: 9th Cinebook

ISBN: 9781849181457

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 48

View: 6675

Little by little, XIII has reconstructed most of his life and figured out who he is. But there is one exception: there is still a gap in his college years, when Jason McLane became Kelly Brian - a gap that might mean the amnesiac adventurer is in fact an Irish terrorist, Seamus O'Neil. This flashback brings us back to Boulder, Colorado, and before that to Northern Ireland, to reveal the last piece of the XIII puzzle and his final identity.

The Minor Prophets, 2 Volumes

With a Commentary, Explanatory and Practical, and Introductions to the Several Books

Author: Philip Edward Pusey

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1597521817

Category: Religion

Page: 932

View: 2824

The Voyage of the Beagle

Author: Charles Darwin

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN: 1775413128

Category: Science

Page: 866

View: 5670

Voyage of the Beagle chronicles Charles Darwin's five years as a naturalist on board the H.M.S. Beagle. The notes and observations that he recorded in his diary included Chile, Argentina and Galapagos Islands and encompasses the ecology, geology and anthropology of the places he visits. A fascinating travel memoir the ideas that were later to evolve into Darwin's theory of natural selection find their naissance in Voyage of the Beagle.

The Analects

Author: Confucius

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393522903


Page: N.A

View: 9061

Le Morte D'Arthur (Illustrated)

Author: Sir Thomas Malory

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 2765901236

Category: Fiction

Page: 150

View: 352

First published in 1485 by William Caxton, Le Morte d'Arthur is today perhaps the best-known work of Arthurian literature in English. Many modern Arthurian writers have used Malory as their principal source, including T. H. White in his popular The Once and Future King and Tennyson in The Idylls of the King.

Elements of Style

Author: William Strunk Jr.


ISBN: 1329199634

Category: Education

Page: 56

View: 1281

This book is intended for use in English courses in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature. It aims to give in a brief space the principal requirements of plain English style. It aims to lighten the task of instructor and student by concentrating attention (in Chapters II and III) on a few essentials, the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated. The numbers of the sections may be used as references in correcting manuscript. The book covers only a small portion of the field of English style, but the experience of its writer has been that once past the essentials, students profit most by individual instruction based on the problems of their own work, and that each instructor has his own body of theory, which he prefers to that offered by any textbook.

The Desert Fox in Normandy

Rommel's Defense of Fortress Europe

Author: Samuel W. Mitcham

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275954840

Category: History

Page: 229

View: 7793

This work covers the Battle of Normandy from the point of view of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel from December 1943, until he was critically wounded on July 17, 1944, examining the effect the Desert Fox had on the toughening and evolution of the German defence in Normandy and elsewhere. It describes how and why Rommel's absence on D-Day significantly weakened the German reaction to the Allied landings, and how he temporarily checked, though he could not repulse, the Anglo-American invasion and ultimate victory. In addition, the work documents the reinforcements Rommel wanted to pour into Normandy in the six weeks prior to the D-Day landings, after he had analyzed the Allied bombing pattern and discovered that they were trying to make Normandy a strategic island - to isolate the battlefield.

Les Miserables, Volume I

Fantine: Unabridged Bilingual Edition: English-French

Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780986400667


Page: 594

View: 9782

Volume one of five The unabridged form of this story runs to over 1,900 pages in either French or English, necessitating multiple volumes of this bilingual edition, which is designed to assist those learning French. The original French text appears on the right-hand pages of the book, with the corresponding English translation on the left-hand pages. Other bilingual books available from Sleeping Cat Books: "The Picture of Dorian Gray Selected Works of Edgar Allan Poe Fables of Jean de La Fontaine Candide Shakespeare's Sonnets New Fairy Tales for Small Children The Tales of Mother Goose The Count of Monte Cristo The Last of the Mohicans Madame Bovary"