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Author Mann, Neil, 1963- author

Title A reader's guide to Yeats's A vision / Neil Mann
Edition First edition
Published [Clemson, South Carolina] : Clemson University Press, in association with Liverpool University Press, 2018
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Contents Overview : the book of A vision -- Genesis : making and remaking A vision -- Background: antecedents and assumptions -- Presentation : gyres and geometry -- Spirits : being and fate -- Being : human and divine -- The faculties : action and pursuit -- The principles : reality and value -- The daimon : opposition and essence -- The divine : one and many -- The circles of life : wheels and rebirth -- The twenty-eight incarnations : lives and phases -- After life : understanding and preparation -- History : cycles and influx -- Beyond A vision
Summary "A guide to the strange and complex view of human life and the spiritual cosmos proposed by the Irish poet Yeats in his esoteric work, A Vision. Topic areas are presented in brief overview, supported by extensive analysis in depth, and consideration of the implications in Yeats's literary works"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Vision.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018045310
ISBN 1942954638
9781942954637 (e-book)