Download e-book for iPad: A Commentary on the Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats by A. Norman Jeffares

By A. Norman Jeffares

This e-book discusses the reviews of students and critics at the performs of Yeats, explains problems in Yeats performs, annotating phrases and words the place worthwhile and it additionally provides info of printings, preliminary guides and casts..

Show description

Read or Download A Commentary on the Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats PDF

Best dramas & plays books

Download e-book for kindle: Aristophanes: Myth, Ritual and Comedy by A. M. Bowie

This e-book examines the performs of the Greek comedian author Aristophanes and makes an attempt to reconstruct the responses of the unique audiences through the use of anthropological innovations to check the performs with these Greek myths and rituals that proportion comparable tale styles or material. it's the first booklet to use this kind of research systematically to all of the comedies, and likewise differs from prior reports in that it doesn't impose a unmarried interpretative constitution at the performs.

Download e-book for kindle: Contemporary Plays by Women of Color: An Anthology by Kathy A. Perkins

Modern performs through ladies of colour is a ground-breaking anthology of eighteen new and up to date works by means of African American, Asian American, Latina American and local American playwrights. This compelling assortment comprises works via award-winning and recognized playwrights similar to Anna Deavere Smith, Cherrie Moraga, Pearl Cleage, Marga Gomez and Spiderwoman, in addition to many interesting novices.

Six Restoration and French Neoclassic Plays by David Thomas PDF

This version bargains an amazing creation to the performs and theater of the overdue 17th century in England and France. It brings jointly key texts exploring the subjects of intercourse, marriage and society. The English play texts are in response to first variants, whereas these of the French texts are in keeping with the earliest released translations.

Extra info for A Commentary on the Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats

Sample text

Senator Michael Yeats, 'W. B. J, XXXI, June 1966, thinks the title was inspired by a song written by the Gaelic poet Blind William Heffernan. (jl/ala, in IJJS: Ki1lala is in Co. z. August 1798. They were joined by many unarmed peasants, marched inland to Castlebar, where they defeated a large body of yeomanry. They were surrounded by Lord Cornwallis at Ballinamuck and forced to surrender. The Hothe, a French ship, later arrived in Lough Swilly and had to surrender to an English squadron. Wolfe Tone was on board.

London, 195 3, 196o, 1963, 1966). The cast of the first production was as follows: Maurteen Bruin, James Welch; Shawn Bruin, A. E. W. Mason; Father Hart, G. R. Foss; Bridget Bruin, Charlotte Morland; Maire Bruin, Winifred Fraser; A Faery Child, Dorothy Paget. 24 A Commentary on the Colle&ted Plays of W. B. Yeats ~ 3-63 S3 Persons in the Play: In a letter to Martin E. Browne, Yeats wrote: 'I named the characters in my play Harts and Bruins to the best of my memory because those names were common in the village of Rosses at Rosses Point, Sligo.

The Angel is about to pass out to the L, when Alee/ speaks. ' For the description of the angds, cf. 'When I was in my twenties I saw a drawing or etching by some French artist of an angd standing against a midnight sky. The angd was old, wingless, and armed like a knight, as impossibly tall as one of those figures at Chartres Cathedral, and its face was worn by time and by innumerable battles . • . •• deed alone: in DP Yeats wrote that 'the selling of the souls', these lines and lines 4-7, 44, which were 'considered an attack on the Pope', caused disturbances at the first performances: Every disturbance was drowned by cheers.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.91 of 5 – based on 37 votes

Related posts