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Yeats and the occult

Yeats and the occult

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Published by Macmillan in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yeats, W. B. -- 1865-1939 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Occultism in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by George Mills Harper.
    SeriesYeats studies series
    ContributionsHarper, George Mills, 1914-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 322 p., [4] l. of plates :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21479192M
    ISBN 10033319606

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      Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult\\&#;is a collection of essays examining the thought of the Irish poet W. B. Yeats and particularly his philosophical reading and explorations of older systems of thought, where philosophy, mysticism, and the supernatural blend. It opens with a broad survey Pages:   This group, which considered itself a “magical order,” was dedicated to the study of the occult and paranormal activity all over Britain. It was through organizations like this that Yeats added to his inner lexicon of all things otherworldly, and eventually returned to his love of Irish folklore to gaze on it with fresh eyes.

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A drawing by Edmund Dulac from WB Yeats's 'A Vision'. WB Yeats's 'A Vision'. The young William Butler Yeats was introduced to the study and.

Edition of W.B. Yeats’s A Vision (). By Connie Kelly Hood. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, YO Yeats and the Occult. By George Mills Harper. London: Macmillan, YGD Yeats’s Golden Dawn. By George Mills Harper. London: Macmillan, YVP Yeats’s Vision Papers.

Vol. General editor: George Mills Size: KB. Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult Book Description: It opens with a broad survey of the current state of Yeats scholarship, which also includes an examination of Yeats's poetic practice through a manuscript of the original core of a poem that became a work of philosophical thought and occult lore, "The Phases of the Moon.".

Yeats and the Occult book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Yeats and the Occult book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The Autobiography of W.B. Yeats was Yeats and the occult book of the most fascinating books I have read. Not sure why. His poetry has a combination of the mystical, poetic form, Irish mystery /5. W.B. Yeats--Twentieth Century Magus is a comprehensive study of his magical practices and beliefs.

Yeats moved through many different phases of spiritual development, believing that his life was an intellectual, spiritual, and artistic quest--a quest greatly influenced by Celtic lore, Theosophy, Golden Dawn ceremonial magic, Swedenborg's metaphysics, the works of Jacob Cited by: 2.

Increasingly attracted to “practical magic,” William Butler Yeats joined the Society of the Golden Dawn in March According to Ellic Paul Howe, a British occult writer, “[William Butler] Yeats’ membership of the Order [ ] had a notable influence upon.

Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult is a collection of essays examining the thought of the Irish poet W. Yeats and particularly his philosophical reading and explorations of older systems of thought, where philosophy, mysticism, and the supernatural blend. It opens with a broad survey of the current state of Yeats scholarship, which also includes an examination of Yeats’s poetic.

W.B. Yeats--Twentieth Century Magus is a comprehensive study of his magical practices and beliefs. Yeats moved through many different phases of spiritual development, believing that his life was an intellectual, spiritual, and artistic quest--a quest greatly influenced by Celtic lore, Theosophy, Golden Dawn ceremonial magic, Swedenborg's metaphysics, the works of Jacob /5(8).

Having been ejected from the occult Theosophical society for his magical experiments, writes Jamie James at Lapham’s Quarterly, Yeats joined the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, “an even more exotic cult, which claimed direct descent from the hermetic tradition of the Renaissance and into remote antiquity.”At various times, the order included writers Arthur.

words “W. Yeats” () “Translated into political terms, Yeats’s tendency is Fascist. Throughout most of his life, and long before Fascism was ever heard of, he had had the outlook of those who reach Fascism by the aristocratic route.

Through successive versions of the stories, Yeats became more interested in Red Hanrahan’s occult and mythological significance, assigning increasingly visionary powers to his hero. Other sections of the book had an overtly occult content, revolving around themes of excessive mysticism and apocalypse.

William Butler Yeats (13 June – 28 January ) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served two terms as a Senator of the Irish Free was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn.

Yeats and the Occult George Mills Harper (eds.) Year: Publisher: Macmillan Education UK Language: english Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. William Butler Yeats, Irish poet, dramatist, and prose writer, one of the greatest English-language poets of the 20th century.

He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in Yeats’s father, John Butler Yeats, was a barrister who eventually became a portrait painter. His. Keywords: Yeats, “The Second Coming”, Modernist Poetry, Christianity & Mysticism.

Introduction Yeats developed a lifelong interest in occult, metaphysics, and paranormal activities, which displayed through his poetry and writings (Mackean).

During the early period of File Size: KB. Although W. Yeats is one of the most over-theorised authors in the Irish canon, little attempt has been made to situate his occult works in the political context of early twentieth-century Ireland. By evaluating the two versions of A Vision, published in andthis book provides a methodology for understanding the political and cultural impulses that informed.

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Yeats and particularly his philosophical reading and explorations of older systems of thought, where philosophy, mysticism, and the supernatural blend. William Butler Yeats is widely considered to be one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.

He belonged to the Protestant, Anglo-Irish minority that had controlled the economic, political, social, and cultural life of Ireland since at least the end of the 17th century. Most members of this minority considered themselves English people who happened to have been born in Ireland, but Yeats.

My review of Black Letter Press' edition of On Magic & The Occult by W.B. Yeats. Find it on Black Letter Press' own website (low stock at the time of writing):. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 23 cm.

Series Title.Yeats’s occult philosophy was set forth in his essay “Magic.” Although it was much elaborated in A Vision (), it was never rescinded.

I believe in the practice and philosophy of what we have agreed to call magic, in what I must call the evocation of spirits, though I do not know what they are, in the power of creating magical illusions, in the visions of truth in the .Yeats was already familiar with the basic occult narrative: the magical wisdom of antiquity, predating even the civilizations of Egypt and Babylon, was preserved by an elite brotherhood of seers that handed down intact the doctrines of alchemy, astrology, and the path to eternal life.