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W. B. Yeats and the Language of Sculpture

Jack Quin

W. B. Yeats and the Language of Sculpture

W. B. Yeats and the Language of Sculpture

W. B. Yeats and the Language of Sculpture

 

A study of the relationship between literature and sculpture in the work of W. B. Yeats that draws on an extensive range of unpublished archival materials from the poet's early career in the late Victorian period, and across his entire oeuvre of poetry, plays, and critical writing.


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Beschrijving W. B. Yeats and the Language of Sculpture

This book comprehensively examines the relationship between literature and sculpture in the work of W. B. Yeats, drawing on extensive archival research to offer revelatory new readings of the poet. The book traces Yeats's literary and critical engagement with Celtic Revival statuary, public monuments in Dublin, the coin designs of the Irish Free State, abstract sculpture by the Vorticists and modernists, and a variety of carvings, decorative sculptures, and
objets d'art. By charting Yeats's early art school education in Dublin, his attempts to raise funds for public monuments in the city, and to secure commissions for his favourite sculptors, the book documents a lifelong interest in the plastic arts. New and original readings of Yeats's poetry, drama, and prose
criticism emerge from this concertedly inter-arts and interdisciplinary study.


ISBN
9780192843159
Pagina's
224
Verschenen
NUR
320
Druk
1
Uitvoering
Hardback
Taal
Engels
Uitgever
OUP Oxford

Literaire non-fictie