Parnell's Funeral and Other Poems from a Full Moon in March : Manuscript Materials (Cornell Yeats)

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Parnell's Funeral and Other Poems from a Full Moon in March : Manuscript Materials (Cornell Yeats)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 253 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780801441837
  • DDC分類 821.8

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From reviews of The Cornell Yeats series:"For students of Yeats the whole series is bound to become an essential reference source and a stimulus to important critical re-readings of Yeats's major works. In a wider context, the series will also provide an extraordinary and perhaps unique insight into the creative process of a great artist."-Irish Literary Supplement"I consider the Cornell Yeats one of the most important scholarly projects of our time."-A. Walton Litz, Princeton University, coeditor of The Collected Poems of William Carols Williams and Personae: The Shorter Poems of Ezra Pound"The most ambitious of the many important projects in current studies of Yeats and perhaps of modern poetry generally.... The list of both general and series editors, as well as prospective preparers of individual volumes, reads like a Who's Who of Yeats textual studies in North America. Further, the project carries the blessing of Yeats's heirs and bespeaks an ongoing commitment from a major university press.... The series will inevitably engender critical studies based on a more solid footing than those of any other modern poet.... Its volumes will be consulted long after gyres of currently fashionable theory have run on."-Yeats Annual (1983)The manuscripts transcribed and reproduced in this volume of the Cornell Yeats were written from spring 1933 through December 1934. "Parnell's Funeral and Other Poems" is the third section of W. B. Yeats's book A Full Moon in March (1935), following the two plays "A Full Moon in March" and "The King of the Great Clock Tower." David R. Clark's introduction relates biographical events to what the manuscripts show about the chronological order in which the poems were written. The poems, which illuminate such facets of Yeats's life as the poet's flirtations with fascism and Hinduism and his concern, at age sixty-eight, that his poetic powers were waning, are presented in the order in which they appeared in A Full Moon in March.Of the twenty-one poems here, eighteen are called songs. Only "Parnell's Funeral" itself is un-songlike, a somber and powerful declaration made by a Parnellite. Each poem is accompanied by comments on its content and its manuscripts. Ninety-nine illustrations show Yeats's handwritten drafts, typescripts, and revisions. Because of the poems' exotic references, a long section of the introduction provides relevant material from Yeats's letters and commentary and an independent analysis of each poem. Early in his career Yeats, with his fellow poets in the Rymers' Club, had "taken delight in poetry that was, before all else, speech or song, and could hold the attention of a fitting audience like a good play or a good conversation." Throughout "Parnell's Funeral and Other Poems," Yeats's desire for a direct lyrical urge is evident.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    xi
Abbreviations xiii
Census of Manuscripts xv
Introduction xxi
Transcription Principles and Procedures li
PARNELL'S FUNERAL AND OTHER POEMS FROM A FULL
MOON IN MARCH
Parnell's Funeral 2 (44)
Three Songs to the Same Tune 46 (48)
Alternative Song for the Severed Head in The 94 (5)
King of the Great Clock Tower
Two Songs Rewritten for the Tune's Sake
I "My pretty Paistin is my heart's desire" 99 (6)
II "O would that I were an old beggar" 105 (7)
A Prayer for Old Age 112 (6)
Church and State 118 (4)
Supernatural Songs
1. RIBH AT THE TOMB OF BAILE AND AILLIN 122 (10)
2. RIBH DENOUNCES PATRICK 132 (22)
3. RIBH IN ECSTASY 154 (14)
4. THERE 168 (2)
5. RIBH CONSIDERS CHRISTIAN LOVE 170 (20)
INSUFFICIENT
6. HE AND SHE 190 (16)
7. WHAT MAGIC DRUM? 206 (18)
8. WHENCE HAD THEY COME? 224 (6)
9. THE FOUR AGES OF MAN 230 (6)
10. CONJUNCTIONS 236 (4)
11. A NEEDLE'S EYE 240 (2)
12. MERLI 242