W.B. Yeats: Man and Poet
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W.B. Yeats: Man and Poet

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One of the most influential figures of the twentieth century, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is among the greatest poets to have written in the English language. He was a multi-talented writer, fascinated by the occult, an important dramatist, critic and autobiographer, with a career extending over more than fifty years. Professor Jeffares investigates the relationship b...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published April 15th 1996 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Alexander Norman Jeffares, AM (August 11, 1920 – June 1, 2005) was an Irish literary scholar.

Jeffares was born in Dublin, educated at Dublin High School, Trinity College, Dublin and Oriel College, Oxford. He took up his first academic appointment at the University of Groningen in 1947 and then moved to the University of Edinburgh in 1948. At the very early age of 30 he was then appointed to the Ju...more
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