By Hill, Geoffrey - Critique et interprétation; Yeats, W. B <> - (William Butler) - Critique et interprétation; Yeats, William Butler; McDonald, Peter; Hill, Geoffrey
Peter McDonald deals a arguable studying of twentieth-century British and Irish poetry headquartered on six figures, all of whom are critics in addition to poets: W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Seamus Heaney, and Geoffrey Hill. Serious Poetry provocatively returns those writers to the weather of hassle and cultural war of words the place they belong
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Yeats's 'Pages from a Diary in 1930' returns to the controversy, now even more certain of its ground:21 The war, as O'Casey has conceived it, is an equivalent for those primary qualities brought down by Berkeley's secret society, it stands outside the characters, it is not part of their expression, it is that very attempt denounced by Mallarme to build as if with brick and mortar within the pages of a book. The English critics feel differently, to them a theme that 'bulks largely in the news' gives dignity to human nature, even raises it to international importance.
B. Yeats, letter to Sean O'Casey, 20 Apr. 1928, Letters, ed. Wade, p. 471. utobiographies, vol. ii (London: Macmillan, 1981), 2 75- 24 Yeats and Remorse Oh, God, here was a man who had never spoken to a Tommy in his life—bar Major Gregory; and to him only because he was an artist as well as a soldier— chattering about soldiers to one who had talked to them all... Not interested to one who had talked and walked and smoked and sung with the blue-suited, wounded men fresh from the front; to one who had been among the armless, the legless, the blind, the gassed, and the shell-shocked!
One 46 Elizabeth Butler Cullingford, Gender and History in Yeats's Love Poetry (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), 105. 47 Yeats, letter to Lady Gregory, 29 Oct. 1917, Letters, ed. Wade, 634. Yeats and Remorse 33 early communication enjoins both 'self knowledge' and 'anihilation \sic\ of the concealed', and recommends 'confession':48 [Question] What do you mean by confession. [Response] Confession is preceded by self knowledge—confession itself implies a need for human sympathy & expansion of the nature—the word is perhaps implying too much the idea of Christian conf [ession] & repentance—I mean it as an acknowledgement of weakness or an acknowledgement of the need of all human beings for protection in one side of their nature...