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Author Harper, Margaret Mills, 1957-

Title Wisdom of two : the spiritual and literary collaboration of George and W.B. Yeats / Margaret Mills Harper
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 382 pages) : illustrations
Contents Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: 'She finds the words'; 1. 'A philosophy ... created from search': Preliminary Issues; 2. Nemo the Interpreter; 3. 'To give you new images': Published Results; 4. Demon the Medium; 5. All the Others: Dramatis Personae; Conclusion: 'this other Aquinas'; Bibliography; Index
Summary W.B. Yeats searched throughout his life for a system of spiritual truth. From 1917 he and his wife did automatic writing, W.B. asking questions and George writing down answers from beyond their conscious selves. Harper thoroughly analyses this script, touching on a number of related topics including feminist issues of collaborative authorship. - ;Georgie Hyde Lees, who married W.B. Yeats in the autumn of 1917, has for many years occupied a secondary or even marginal position in most studies of her famous husband. She has been depicted as a poor choice for romantic partner, political comrade
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-363) and index
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Subject Yeats, Georgie, -1968 -- Influence.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 -- Authorship -- Collaboration.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 -- Marriage.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Vision. -- Criticism, Textual.
Authors' spouses -- Ireland -- Biography.
Occultism in literature.
Occultists -- Ireland -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006011810
ISBN 0191516112 (electronic bk.)
1429471050 (electronic bk.)
9780191516115 (electronic bk.)
9781429471053 (electronic bk.)