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By Charles I. Armstrong

Reframing Yeats, the 1st severe learn of its sort, strains the historic improvement of W. B. Yeats's writings around the genres, interpreting his poetry, autobiographical writings, feedback, and drama with an identical serious research.

While current experiences of Yeats's paintings choose from a biographical orientation or a formalist strategy, Armstrong's research combines the idea of latest Historicism and Hermeneutics: a theoretical process that takes Yeatsian scholarship one step additional.

Grounded in historical past and trained by means of fresh reports, this cutting edge technique provides new interpretations and understandings of Yeats's texts. in addition to delivering a clean examining of "Among tuition teenagers" and situating his autobiographical writings relating to previous Victorian practices and modern experimentation, this groundbreaking paintings files probably the most very important present readings of Yeats's dating to background, Modernism and the literary genres.

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