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A Reader's Guide to William Butler Yeats (Reader's Guides) Paperback – June 1, 1996
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I suppose it would be too much to hope that somebody would write a line-by-line translation into accessible modern American English, but that's what would help this American enjoy Yeats.
or seasoned reader, informs and instructs. As commentary or teaching tool, it advances a concise, systematic way to interpret the ideas, literary devices, images, symbols, and occult motifs that permeate Yeats's poetry, a thematic
analysis that connects one poem with another and reveals the visionary design at the center of Yeats's work. From the allegorical quest in "The Wanderings of Oisin" to the meditative panorama of "Under Ben Bulben," Unterecker explicates the motifs of Yeats's evolving mythology of a unified self.
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An extremely perceptive, and insightful information packed book which makes Yeats' works more comprehensible and intelligble. Read morePublished on April 10, 2013 by Emily
More a literary morass than guide.For me the Virgil in Latin is easier to comprehend than this alleged guide. Would not recommend it under any circumstances.Published on February 7, 2009 by cv60