First-time readers of Yeats as well as more advanced scholars will welcome this comprehensive account of Yeats's career with its useful chronological outline and survey of the most important current trends in Yeats scholarship. Taken as a whole, this Companion comprises an essential introduction for students and teachers of Yeats.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction Marjorie Howes 2. Yeats and Romanticism George Bornstein 3. Yeats, Victorianism and the 1890s George Watson 4. Yeats and Modernism Daniel Albright 5. The later poetry Helen Vendler 6. Yeats and the drama Bernard O'Donoghue 7. Yeats and criticism Declan Kiberd 8. Yeats, folklore and Irish legend James Pethica 9. Yeats and the occult Margaret Mills Harper 10. Yeats and gender Elizabeth Butler Cullingford 11. Yeats and politics Jonathan Allison 12. Yeats and the postcolonial Marjorie Howes Guide to further reading