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By A. Norman Jeffares

ISBN-10: 1349010766

ISBN-13: 9781349010769

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ISBN-13: 9781349010783

This ebook discusses the reviews of students and critics at the performs of Yeats, explains problems in Yeats performs, annotating phrases and words the place important and it additionally offers information of printings, preliminary guides and casts..

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Who mocks ••. love: in view of the echoes from King Lear and Richard II later in the play, possibly a glance at the opening line of Twelfth Night. 8 Two grey horned owls: see note on so, lines 2-9. See note on 4 above. 9 ~m Aled's part in this was added in the 1912 revision. His dramatic function here is that he appeals to that side of the Countess which would like to escape to the subjective, timdess and pagan world of dreams, beauty and art. This world is shattered by the successive entries of the Steward, and Teigue and Shemus.

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. There were pilots and innkeepers of the name of Bruin and probably also of the name Hart, though in the case of the Harts my memory is more vague' (L 90~).

6, I931); The Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats, London, I934; New York, I935; Nine One-Act Plays, London, 1937; The Collected Plays of W. B. ; 32 A Commentary on the Colktted Plays of W. B. Yeats 73-7s New York, 19S3 (repr. London, 19S3, 1960, 1963, 1966). It is included in the Variorum Edition, ed. Russell D. Alspach, 1966; Seletted Plays, Papermac edition, ed. A. Norman Jeffares, London, 1964; and Eleven Plays of William Butler Yeats, ed. A. Norman Jeffares, New York, 1964. id, and produced in the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 20 April 1946.

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