Yeats the Initiate. Essays on Certain Themes in the Writings of W. B. Yeats. Kathleen RAINE, W. B. Yeats.

Yeats the Initiate. Essays on Certain Themes in the Writings of W. B. Yeats.

Mountrath, Ireland: The Dolmen Press, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. xxiv + 450pp. Red cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine. A collection of essays and lectures focussing on Yeats and his occult and mystical interests, some previously unpublished, by this eminent Yeats scholar. Contents: Hades Wrapped in Cloud; Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland, an Introduction to Yeats's Selection; Ben Bulben Sets the Scene; AE; Yeats's Debt to Blake; From Blake to 'A Vision'; Yeats The Tarot and the Golden Dawn; Death-in-Life and Life-in-Death; Blake, Yeats and Pythagoras; Yeats and Kabir; Purgatory; Yeats and the Creed of Saint Patrick; 'Giraldus'; Yeat's Singing School: A Personal Acknowledgment. Illustrations. Very light bruising to corners and spine ends, very light rubbing to boards, page edges slightly darkened, top edge slighty darkened, bookshop sticker rear pastedown. Still overall a tight, unmarked near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket (Dust jacket a bit rubbed, not clipped, now protected in removable mylar sleeve.). Item #64236
ISBN: 085105398x

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