9780199557660

Yeats and Violence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199557660

  • ISBN10:

    0199557667

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-08-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Includes the poem, Nineteen hundred and nineteen.

Author Biography


Michael Wood was born and educated in England but has worked for much of his life in the United States, first at Columbia University and then at Princeton. He has written books on Luis Bunuel, Franz Kafka, Vladimir Nabokov, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, as well as The Road to Delphi, a study of the ancient and continuing allure of oracles. Among his other works are America in the Movies and Children of Silence. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a member of the American Philosophical Society and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he is a regular contributor to the London Review of Books and the New York Review of Books. His most recent book is Literature and the Taste of Knowledge. He is the editor of Edward Said's posthumous Late Style: Music and Literature against the Grain (2006).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Up Close and Serial
Violent Men
The Temptation of Form
The Platonic Year
Violence upon the Roads
The Old Country
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