A reader's guide to Yeats's A vision /

W. B. Yeats is one of the most important writers in English of the twentieth century, and the system of <i>A Vision</i> is generally recognized as fundamental to the power and achievement of his later poetry. Yet this strange mixture of esoteric geometry, lunar symbolism, and sweeping ge...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mann, Neil, 1963- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: [Clemson, South Carolina] : Clemson University Press, in association with Liverpool University Press, 2019.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Overview : the book of A vision
  • Genesis : making and remaking A vision
  • Background: antecedents and assumptions
  • Presentation : gyres and geometry
  • Spirits : being and fate
  • Being : human and divine
  • The faculties : action and pursuit
  • The principles : reality and value
  • The daimon : opposition and essence
  • The divine : one and many
  • The circles of life : wheels and rebirth
  • The twenty-eight incarnations : lives and phases
  • After life : understanding and preparation
  • History : cycles and influx
  • Beyond A vision.