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The Tower, 1928 Manuscript Materials (Cornell Yeats) by William Butler Yeats

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry & poets,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry,
  • (William Butler),,
  • 1865-1939,
  • 1865-1939,
  • Criticism, Textual,
  • Facsimiles,
  • Manuscripts,
  • Tower,
  • Yeats, W. B

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRichard J. Finneran (Editor), Jared Curtis (Editor), Ann Saddlemyer (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages724
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7848787M
ISBN 100801446104
ISBN 109780801446108

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The first edition of W. B. Yeats's The Tower appeared in bookstores in London on Valentine's Day, His English publisher printed just 2, copies of this slender volume of twenty-one poems, priced at six shillings. The book was immediately embraced by book buyers and critics alike, and it quickly became a Released on: Janu The first edition of W. B. Yeats's The Tower appeared in bookstores in London on Valentine's Day, His English publisher printed just 2, copies of this slender volume of twenty-one poems, priced at six shillings. The book was immediately embraced by book buyers and critics alike, and it quickly became a . The Tower. New York: Macmillan, First US Edition. Pp vi, Publisher's olive green cloth with binding design in gilt by Sturge Moore, depicting 'The Tower' . The Tower. London: Macmillan, First Edition. Pp vi, , [1], uncut. Original smooth olive green cloth, designed in gilt by Sturge Moore, depicting 'The Tower' of Ballylee, Co. Galway, to upper cove & gilt blocked spine. Light rubbling to covers, contents with occassional mild spoting to .

The Tower, a book of poems by William Butler Yeats, published in "The Tower" (poem), by William Butler Yeats; The Tower, a play by Hugo von Hofmannsthal; The Tower, a novel by Richard Martin Stern, , adapted into the film The Towering Inferno; La Tour. It is customary for critics to select The Tower of as the volume which contains the great poems of Yeats's maturity. The volume consists of thirty poems, some of which had been previously published, in Seven Poems and a Fragment (), The Cat and the Moon () and October Blast (). In The Tower, as the volume is presented in Collected Poems (), Fragments, probably written in. William Butler Yeats is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He belonged to the Protestant, Anglo-Irish minority that had controlled the economic, political, social, and cultural life of Ireland since at least the end of the 17th century. The energy of the poems written in response to these disturbing times gave astonishing power to his collection The Tower (), which is often considered his best single book, though The Wild Swans at Coole (; enlarged edition, ), Michael Robartes and the Dancer (), The Tower, The Winding Stair (); enlarged edition, ), and.

W. B. Yeats: The Tower () Edward Larrissy. Search for more papers by this author. Edward Larrissy. Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): David Bradshaw. Search for more papers by this author. Kevin J. H. Dettmar. Search for more Author: Edward Larrissy. The Tower () A Facsimile Edition (Book): Yeats, W. B.: The first edition of W. B. Yeats's The Tower appeared in bookstores in London on Valentine's Day, His English publisher printed just 2, copies of this slender volume of twenty-one poems, priced at six shillings. The book was immediately embraced by book buyers and critics alike, and it quickly became a bestseller.   Thankfully, the book is stronger in basic plot than the book to which it is often compared: "The Glass Inferno," which served as half the inspiration of "The Towering Inferno." The notion of an electrical fire erupting throughout The Tower's story building is, frankly, more compelling than The Glass Inferno's storage-closet fire in a 66 Reviews: The Tower. I WHAT shall I do with this absurdity - O heart, O troubled heart - this caricature, Decrepit age that has been tied to me As to a dog's tail? Never had I more Excited, passionate, fantastical Imagination, nor an ear and eye That more expected the impossible - No, not in boyhood when with rod and fly, Or the humbler worm, I climbed.