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Index


The entry for “Yeats, William Butler” includes references to his works and nothing more. Entries concerning his attitudes or experiences – such as the ones for “afterlife” or “illnesses” – are interspersed throughout the main body of this index.

Achebe, Chinua, 77

Adams, Hazard, 120, 124, 132 n. 16

Adams, Steve L., 130 n. 3

AE, see Russell, George

afterlife, reincarnation, or lunar phases: in “Shepherd and Goatherd” and “The Phases of the Moon,” 68–70; and dancer symbolism, 76; and The Tower, 81; and “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen,” 88; and “Among School Children,” 91; and The Cat and the Moon, 94; and “A Dialogue of Self and Soul,” 94–96; and “Blood and the Moon,” 96; and “Byzantium,” 97–98; and “Crazy Jane and Jack the Journeyman,” 99; and “In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz,” 100; and On the Boiler, 103; and Yeats's late aggressiveness, 105; and “Under Ben Bulben,” 109; and “Cuchulain Comforted,” 111; and Purgatory, 112–113

aisling, 31, 41

Albright, Daniel, 132 n. 13

Allingham, William, 12

Allison, Jonathan, 123

Allt, Peter, 116

Alspach, Russell K., 116

Anglo-Irish War, see War of Independence

Anglo-Irish, see Catholics or Catholicism, Protestants or Protestantism

Archibald, Douglas, 125, 131 n. 4

aristocracy: and The Countess Cathleen, 15; and Lady Gregory, 38–39; and On Baile's Strand, 43–44; and The King's Threshold, 44–45; and masks, 53; and The Green Helmet, 55; and The Green Helmet and Other Poems, 57; and “To a Wealthy Man …,” 60; and Noh drama, 72, 73; and the Gore-Booth sisters, 74–75; and “The Second Coming,” 77; and “The Tower,” 85; and “Ancestral Houses,” 85; and the Blueshirts, 102; and Purgatory, 112–113; discussed by Yeats's critics, 122, 123; see also Catholics or Catholicism, Protestants or Protestantism and eugenics

Aristotle, 90

Armstrong, Alison, 130 n. 2

Auden, W. H., 36, 118, 119

Beardsley, Aubrey, 24, 67

Beardsley, Mabel, 67

Beckett, Samuel, 122

Berkeley, George, 96, 97, 122

Blackmur, R. P., 119

Blake, William, 6, 8, 12, 17–18, 25, 62, 120

Blavatsky, Madame Helena Petrovna, 5, 18

Bloom, Harold, 120

Blueshirts, 102–103, 105, 107, 122

Bohlmann, Otto, 132 n. 14

Bornstein, George, 120, 125, 130 n. 2, 131 n. 4

Bradford, Curtis, 120

Brannen, Anne, 130 n. 2

Bridge, Ursula, 131 n. 7

Bridges, Robert, 131 n. 7

Brooks, Cleanth, 119

Brown, Terence, 117

Browning, Robert, 30

Buddhism or Buddha, 5, 69, 70

Burke, Edmund, 85, 96, 122

Cabala or Cabalism, 18, 43, 69

Casement, Roger, 105

Castiglione, Baldassare, 60

Catholics or Catholicism, Protestants or Protestantism (or the Anglo-Irish): and Yeats's family background, 4; and his aversion to orthodox religious institutions, 5; his attitudes shaped by Lady Gregory and the hostile Dublin reception of his early plays, 38–39; and The Green Helmet, 55; and the “Introductory Rhymes” for Responsibilities, 59–60; and “September 1913,” 60; and the Gore-Booth sisters, 74–75; and the Free State's treatment of Protestants, 79–80; and “The Tower,” 85; and “Among School Children,” 90–91; and Yeats's interest in Swift, 93–94; and “Blood and the Moon,” 96; and the Blueshirts, 102; and Purgatory, 112–113; see also aristocracy and eugenics

Chapman, Wayne K., 125, 130 n. 2

Chaudhry, Yug Mohit, 125

Childs, Donald J., 132 n. 13

Christ, 71, 77, 78, 94

Civil War, 64, 78–79, 81, 85, 88

Clark, David R., 121, 130 n. 2, 131 n. 4

Clark, Rosalind E., 131 n. 4

class politics, see aristocracy

Coole Park, see Gregory, Lady Augusta

Craig, Cairns, 123

Craig, Gordon, 46, 122

Cullingford, Elizabeth Butler, 122, 123, 124, 125

Cunard, Lady Emerald, 72

Curtis, Jared, 130 n. 2

Dante Alighieri, 67

Darwin, Charles, 1

Davis, Thomas, 5, 10, 11, 21

de Man, Paul, 125

de Valera, Eamon, 101–102, 107, 122

Deane, Seamus, 123

Descartes, René, 70

Dickinson, Mabel, 55, 75

Digges, Dudley, 40

Diggory, Terence, 125

Domville, Eric, 131 n. 6

Donoghue, Denis, 131 n. 3

Dowson, Ernest, 24

Easter Rising: breaks out, 63–64, 65; includes Maud Gonne's husband among its executed leaders, 64, 65; its impact on Yeats's work, 66, 67, 71; influences his attitude about World War I, 68; and The Dreaming of the Bones, 71; and Michael Robartes and the Dancer, 73, 82; discussed by T. R. Henn, 119; see also “Easter, 1916” and “On a Political Prisoner”

Eliot, T. S.: describes Yeats as adumbrating Joyce, 48; praises In the Seven Woods, 49, 59; his modernist conception of the self compared to Yeats's, 54; praises the “Introductory Rhymes” to Responsibilities, 59; attends performance of At the Hawk's Well, 72; his modernism compared to Yeats's, 80, 81, 88, 123; influences the New Critics, 120

Ellis, Edwin, 18

Ellmann, Richard, 117, 119

Emmet, Robert, 26, 60

Empedocles, 121

Engelberg, Edward, 121

eugenics, 29, 45, 101, 103, 104, 105, 110–111, 112–113, 128 n. 6, 132 n. 13

fascism, see Blueshirts

Fay, Frank and Fay, Willie, 40, 46, 47

Finneran, Richard J., 115, 116, 118, 125, 131 n. 4, 131 n. 4, 131 n. 7

Fitzgerald, Edward, 60

FitzGerald, Mary, 130 n. 2, 131 n. 4

Flannery, James W., 121–122

Fleming, Deborah, 123, 132 n. 23

Fletcher, Ian, 120

Foster, R. F., 117

Frayne, John P., 131 n. 4

Frazier, Adrian, 122

Free State: established, 64; Yeats supports it during the Civil War, but later questions its tendency to make Catholic doctrine into law, 78–80; and “The Tower,” 85; and “Leda and the Swan,” 89; passes censorship bill, 93; and Yeats's views on Swift, 94; and the “Crazy Jane” poems, 99; and the Blueshirts, 102, 103; discussed by Elizabeth Cullingford, 124

Freud, Sigmund or Freudian theory, 26, 32, 81

Frieling, Barbara J., 130 n. 3

Frye, Northrop, 120

gender or sex or the body: and Maud Gonne and The Countess Cathleen, 13–16; and Olivia Shakespear, Maud Gonne, The Secret Rose, and The Wind Among the Reeds, 23–35; Yeats idealizes revised feminine archetype in On Baile's Strand and “The Old Age of Queen Maeve,” 36–37; Yeats's middle work becomes more “masculine,” 41, 52; and Cathleen ni Houlihan 41, 42; and On Baile's Strand and The King's Threshold, 42–45; and “In the Seven Woods,” 48; and “The Old Age of Queen Maeve,” 48; and “Adam's Curse,” 49; and “Old Memory,” “Never give all the Heart,” and “O do not Love Too Long,” 51–52; and The Green Helmet, 55; and the “Introductory Rhymes” to Responsibilities, 59–60; and “The Phases of the Moon,” 69–70; Yeats's censuring of “opinionated” women and “On a Political Prisoner,” “Michael Robartes and the Dancer,” “Solomon and the Witch,” and “A Prayer for My Daughter,” 75–77; his opposition to the Free State's sexual Puritanism, 80; and “Sailing to Byzantium” and “The Tower,” 83; and “Leda and the Swan” and “Among School Children,” 89–91; and “A Man Young and Old,” 91–92; and The Winding Stair and Other Poems, 94; and the Crazy Jane poems and “In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz,” 99–100; and Yeats's late infatuations, 105–106; and “Supernatural Songs,” 107; discussed by Yeats's critics, 123–124; see also eugenics

Golden Dawn, 18–19, 37, 40, 43, 51, 64, 65, 97, 121

Goldsmith, Oliver, 96, 122

Gonne, Iseult, 34, 55, 64, 67, 68, 71, 75, 105

Gonne, Maud: Yeats's earliest responses to, 12–17; and “The Rose,” 19; his fixation with her prevents him from pursuing other women, 24; and his liaison with Olivia Shakespear, 25, 26; and The Wind Among the Reeds, 31, 33; she confesses her affair with Millevoye, 33–35; her marriage's effect on him, 36–37, 39, 41, 51, 52, 54; her responses to his theatrical work, 38, 40, 61; plays title role in Cathleen ni Houlihan, 41; and The King's Threshold, 42, 44, 46; after her marriage falls apart, she and Yeats resume their spiritual union and conduct a brief sexual affair, 55; and “Friends,” 62; Yeats proposes after MacBride's death, 64; and The Wild Swans at Coole, 68; and The Only Jealousy of Emer, 71; and Yeats's attraction to less uncontrollable women, 75; sides with anti-Treaty forces during the Civil War, 79; and “The Tower,” 84; and “Among School Children,” 90; and “A Man Young and Old,” 91; and Yeats's eugenical views, 104; as author of A Servant of the Queen, 118; discussed by Deirdre Toomey, 124; her correspondence with Yeats, 131 n. 7; mentioned, 37, 58, 66

Gore-Booth, Eva, 74–75, 100

Gould, Warwick, 130 n. 1, 130 n. 3, 131 n. 6

Grattan, Henry, 85

Gregory, Lady Augusta: helps found the Irish National Theatre and has lasting impact on Yeats's politics, 37–38; supports him during controversy over Synge's In the Shadow of the Glen, 40; helps direct National Theatre Society, 40, 79; co-authors Cathleen ni Houlihan, 41–42; and “In the Seven Woods,” 47, 48; and the Lane pictures controversy, 60; and “To a Friend whose Work has come to Nothing,” 61; and “Friends,” 62; and her son's death, 68; as an emblem of Anglo-Irish traditions, 75; her death and the downfall of Coole Park, 93, 100–101, 105, 111; her diaries, autobiographies, and correspondence, 118, 131 n. 7; discussed by Yeats's critics, 122, 124

Gregory, Major Robert, 68, 93

Grossman, Allen R., 124

gyres (or other references to historical cycles): and George Yeats's automatic writing, 71; and Calvary, 71; and “The Second Coming,” 77–78; and the impact of A Vision on The Tower, 81; and Yeats's conception of Byzantium, 82; and “I see Phantoms of Hatred …,” 87; and “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen,” 88; and “Leda and the Swan,” 89; and “Among School Children,” 91; and The Resurrection, 94; and The Winding Stair and Other Poems, 94; and “Blood and the Moon,” 96; and “The Gyres,” 107, 108; and “Lapis Lazuli,” 108

Hall, James, 119

Harper, George Mills, 118, 121, 130 n. 3

Harper, Margaret Mills, 130 n. 3

Harris, Daniel A., 132 n. 18

Harwood, John, 117

Heald, Edith Shackleton, 106

Henn, T. R., 119

Heraclitus, 121, 129 n. 12

Hinduism, 5, 69, 107

history, see gyres

Hitler, Adolf, 101, 108

Holdeman, David, 125, 130 n. 2

Holdsworth, Carolyn, 130 n. 2

Hone, Joseph, 117

Horniman, Annie, 40, 47, 122

Hough, Graham, 120

Howes, Marjorie, 124

Hügel, Friedrich, Baron von, 98

Hyde, Douglas, 40

Ibsen, Henrik, 46

illnesses, 92–93, 94, 104–105, 114

Irish Civil War, see Civil War

Irish Free State, see Free State

Irish War of Independence, see War of Independence

Ito, Michio, 72

Jeffares, A. Norman, 115, 116, 117, 118, 131 n. 7

Jochum, K. P. S., 115, 118

Johnson, Colton, 131 n. 4

Johnson, Lionel, 22, 23, 24, 25

Joyce, James, 16, 32, 48, 54, 80, 81, 124

Jung, Carl, 121

Keane, Patrick J., 133 n. 24

Kearney, Richard, 123

Keats, John, 30, 31, 67, 91, 109

Kelly, John, 131 n. 5, 131 n. 6

Kenner, Hugh, 124

Kermode, Frank, 120

Kiberd, Declan, 123

Kinahan, Frank, 125

Kline, Gloria C., 123

Krans, Horatio Sheafe, 118

Land War, 38

Lane, Sir Hugh, 60, 61

Leavis, F. R., 119

Logue, Cardinal Michael, 39

Loizeaux, Elizabeth Bergmann, 125

Longenbach, James, 132 n. 13

MacBride, Major John, 37, 39, 42, 55, 64, 73

MacDonagh, Thomas, 73

Macleod, Fiona, see Sharp, William

MacNeice, Louis, 118–119

MacSwiney, Terence, 44

Maddox, Brenda, 117

Maeterlinck, Maurice, 46, 122

Mahaffey, Vicki, 124

Mangan, James, 10, 11, 19

Mannin, Ethel 106

Marchaterre, Madeleine, 131 n. 4

Marcus, Phillip L., 121, 125, 130 n. 2, 130 n. 3

Markievicz, Constance (née Gore-Booth), 73, 74–75, 100

Martinich, Robert A., 130 n. 3

Martyn, Edward, 37, 39, 40

masks or “the mask”: and modernist conceptions of the self, 53–54, 81; and The Green Helmet, 55; and The Green Helmet and Other Poems, 56–57; and Responsibilities, 59, 60, 61; and “Ego Dominus Tuus,” 67; and “In Memory of Major Robert Gregory,” 68; and “The Phases of the Moon,” 69; and At the Hawk's Well, 73; and “Sailing to Byzantium,” 82; and “Among School Children,” 90; and New Poems, 107; and “Lapis Lazuli,” 108; and “Under Ben Bulben,” 110; Yeats's thinking influenced by Wilde and Nietzsche, 128 n. 15; mentioned, 76

Mathers, MacGregor, 18

Matthews, Steven, 125

Mays, J. C. C., 130 n. 2

McCormack, W. J., 123

McHugh, Roger, 131 n. 7

Melchiori, Giorgio, 125

Michelangelo Buonarroti, 110

Mikhail, E. H., 118

Mill, John Stuart, 1

Miller, Liam, 122

Millevoye, Lucien, 13, 34, 36

Mitchel, John, 110

modernism or modern poetry: 49, 53–54, 58, 80–81, 88, 120, 123, 132 n. 13

Moore, George, 118

Moore, T. Sturge, 131 n. 7

Morris, William, 6, 12, 25, 30, 120, 122

Murphy, Daniel J., 131 n. 8

Murphy, William M., 117, 118

Mussolini, Benito, 101, 102, 108

Nathan, Leonard, 121

Nietzsche, Friedrich, 54, 69, 128 n. 15, 132 n. 14

Noh drama, 47, 72–73, 122

North, Michael, 123

Northern Ireland, 41, 64, 78, 79, 123

O'Brien, Conor Cruise, 122, 123

O'Casey, Sean, 80, 118

O'Connor, Frank, 118

O'Donnell, Frank Hugh, 39

O'Donnell, William H., 130 n. 2, 131 n. 4

O'Duffy, General Eoin, 102, 107

O'Hara, Daniel T., 125

O'Higgins, Kevin, 92, 96, 102

O'Leary, John, 5–6, 10, 60, 122

O'Shea, Edward, 115

O'Shea, Katharine, 17

Olney, James, 121

Oppel, Frances Nesbitt, 132 n. 14

Order of the Golden Dawn, see Golden Dawn

Orr, Leonard, 133 n. 28

Parkinson, Thomas, 119&ndash1;20, 130 n. 2

Parmenides, 121

Parnell, Charles Stewart, 6, 17, 34, 60, 105, 107

Parrish, Stephen, 130 n. 2

Pater, Walter, 120

Pearse, Patrick, 73

Pethica, James, 124, 130 n. 2, 131 n. 8

phases of the moon, see afterlife

Phillips, Catherine, 130 n. 2

Picasso, Pablo, 80, 81

Pierce, David, 118, 125, 126

Pinter, Harold, 122

Plato, 70, 83, 84, 90, 121

Plotinus, 84

Poe, Edgar Allan, 27

Pollexfen, William, 4, 60

Pound, Ezra: his modernist conception of the self compared to Yeats's, 54; reviews Responsibilities, 58; introduces Yeats to Noh drama, 72; attends performance of At the Hawk's Well, 72; his modernism compared to Yeats's, 81, 88, 123; the Yeatses join him in Rapallo, 93; mentioned, 58, 59

Pre-Raphaelites, 6, 30

Protestants or Protestantism: see Catholics or Catholicism, Protestants or Protestantism

Purohit Swami, Shri, 130 n. 22

Putzel, Steven, 124

Pythagoras, 70, 121

Quinn, Maire, 40

Raine, Kathleen, 132 n. 16

Ramazani, Jahan, 123

Ransom, John Crowe, 119

reception: of The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems, 12; of The Countess Kathleen and Various Legends and Lyrics, 22–23; of The Secret Rose and The Wind Among the Reeds, 33; hostile reactions to the Irish Literary Theatre, 38, 40–41; of Responsibilities and Other Poems, 58–59; of Later Poems, 80; of The Tower, 92

reincarnation, see afterlife

revisions: of The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems, 7; of The Countess Cathleen, 15–16; of The Wind Among the Reeds, 30; of The King's Threshold, 44; of Yeats's oeuvre between 1904 and 1908, 51–52; of The Wild Swans at Coole, 68; of “A Man Young and Old,” 92; of “Three Songs to the Same Tune,” 103; of New Poems and Last Poems and Two Plays into Last Poems & Plays, 109; as interpreted by Yeats's editors and critics, 115–117, 120, 121, 125

Rhymers Club, 24

Rhys, Ernest, 23

Ricoeur, Paul, 125

Rohan, Virginia Bartholome, 130 n. 2

Romanticism, 6, 8, 12, 20–21, 49, 53–54, 81, 120

Rosicrucianism, 18

Rossetti, Christina, 12

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 25, 30, 120

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 53

Ruddock, Margot, 105–106, 111, 131 n. 7

Ruskin, John, 6, 120

Russell, George, 5, 23

Russian Revolution, 77, 78

Saddlemyer, Ann, 117, 131 n. 7

Said, Edward W., 123

Savoy magazine, 24–25, 26, 27, 30, 89

Schoenberg, Arnold, 80

Schuchard, Ronald, 131 n. 6

Senate, Yeats's service in the, 79–80, 89, 93

sex, see gender

Shakespear, Olivia: her sexual affair with Yeats, 25, 26, 34; and “The Binding of the Hair,” 27; and The Wind Among the Reeds, 31, 32–33; resumes friendship with Yeats, 58; and “Friends,” 62; Yeats meets George through Shakespear's social circle, 63–64, 65; mentioned, 55

Shakespeare, William, 108

Sharp, William, 23

Shaw, George Bernard, 23, 46

Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 6, 8, 31, 109, 120

Sidnell, Michael J., 125, 130 n. 2, 130 n. 3

Siegel, Sandra F., 130 n. 2

Smithers, Leonard, 24

Smythe, Colin, 131 n. 8

Sophocles, 92

Spenser, Edmund, 45, 91

Sprayberry, Sandra L., 130 n. 3

Stalin, Joseph, 101

Stallworthy, Jon, 120

Stanfield, Paul Scott, 122

Stead, C. K., 132 n. 13

Stein, Gertrude, 80

Steinach operation, 105, 106

Steinmann, Martin, 119

Swift, Jonathan, 93–94, 96, 122

symbols or symbolism: compared to magical spells, 5, 8, 18–19; used more sparingly in Yeats's middle works, 46, 47, 48, 52; compared to masks, 53, 82; Yeats's views summed up in “The Symbolism of Poetry,” 128 n. 12; mentioned, 61

Symons, Arthur, 24, 33, 37

Synge, John Millington, 40–41, 42, 44, 54–55, 60, 131 n. 7

Tate, Allen, 119, 120

Taylor, Richard, 122

Theosophy, 5, 8, 11, 18, 69

Thoor Ballylee, 71, 78, 86, 88, 93, 96

Thoreau, Henry David, 21

Thuente, Mary Helen, 125

Tone, Theobald Wolfe, 26, 60

Toomey, Deirdre, 117, 124, 131 n. 6

Torchiana, Donald T., 122

Tynan, Katharine, 14

Unterecker, John, 124

Vendler, Helen, 121

Wade, Allan, 115, 118

War of Independence, 44, 64, 71, 73, 78, 81, 88

Watson, G. J., 132 n. 22

Wellesley, Dorothy, 106, 108, 131 n. 7

Whitaker, Thomas R., 121

White, Anna MacBride, 131 n. 7

Wilde, Oscar, 12, 24, 54, 124, 128 n. 15

Wilson, Edmund, 120

Wilson, F. A. C., 121

Winnett, Steven, 130 n. 2

Winters, Yvor, 119

Witemeyer, Hugh, 131 n. 4

Woolf, Virginia, 80, 81, 92

Wordsworth, William, 12, 21, 53

World War I: suspends implementation of Irish Home Rule, 63; Yeats's ambivalence about, 68; and “The Second Coming,” 77, 78, 81; and modernism, 81; and “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen,” 88; and “Lapis Lazuli,” 108; mentioned, 64

Worth, Katharine, 122

Yeats, Anne Butler, 71, 79

Yeats: An Annual of Critical and Textual Studies, 115, 117, 118, 126

Yeats Annual, 117, 126

Yeats, Elizabeth Corbet (“Lolly”), 58, 66, 81, 94, 109

Yeats, Georgie (“George,” née Hyde Lees): marries Yeats and begins experiments with automatic writing, 65; and “Shepherd and Goatherd,” 68; and “The Phases of the Moon,” 69; and “The Double Vision of Michael Robartes,” 70; George's automatic writing shifts to historical matters, 71; and The Only Jealousy of Emer, 71; and Yeats's attraction to women less uncontrollable than Gonne, 75; and “The Second Coming,” 78; is nearly shot during the Civil War, 79; and “The Tower,” 84; goes to Rapallo with Yeats, 93; returns with Yeats from Rapallo to Dublin, 93; drifts apart from Yeats after the automatic writing ceases, 105–106; accompanies Yeats to Cap Martin, 113; has him buried in France, 114; mentioned, 68, 82

Yeats, Jack Butler, 3

Yeats, John Butler, 1, 2–3, 4, 5, 6, 14

Yeats, Michael Butler, 71

Yeats, Susan Mary (née Pollexfen), 2, 4, 14, 26, 37, 124

Yeats, William Butler

   single poems or poetic sequences:

    “Adam's Curse,” 48, 49–50, 51

    “All Souls' Night,” 81, 92

    “All Things can tempt Me,” 57

    “Among School Children,” 89–91, 92

    “Ancestral Houses,” 85–86, 124

    “Another Song of a Fool,” 70

    “Arrow, The,” 48

    “At Galway Races,” 57

    “Baile and Aillinn,” 48

    “Beggar to Beggar cried,” 62

    “Black Tower, The,” 111, 114

    “Blood and the Moon,” 96

    “Brown Penny,” 57

    “Byzantium,” 68, 94, 96, 97–98, 99

    “Cap and Bells, The,” 32

    “Circus Animals' Desertion, The,” 111, 112

    “Closing Rhyme” [“While I, from that reed-throated whisperer”], 59, 60, 63

    “Coat, A,” 63

    “Cold Heaven, The,” 62

    “Colonus' Praise,” 129 n. 9

    “Coole and Ballylee, 1931,” 100–101

    “Coole Park, 1929,” 100

    “Crazed Girl, A,” 106

    “Crazy Jane and Jack the Journeyman,” 99

    “Crazy Jane Grown Old Looks at the Dancers,” 99–100

    “Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop,” 99

    “Cuchulain Comforted,” 111

    “Cuchulain's Fight with the Sea,” 21

    “Curse of Cromwell, The,” 105

    “Dialogue of Self and Soul, A,” 94–96, 98, 99, 101

    “Dolls, The,” 62–63

    “Double Vision of Michael Robartes, The,” 70, 76

    “Easter, 1916,” 73–74, 75, 77

    “Ego Dominus Tuus,” 67

    “Everlasting Voices, The,” 31

    “Fascination of What's Difficult, The,” 56, 59

    “Fergus and the Druid,” 21

    “Fiddler of Dooney, The,” 33

    “First Love,” 91

    “Fisherman, The,” 67

    “Folly of being Comforted, The,” 48, 49

    “Friends,” 62, 63

    “From ‘Oedipus at Colonus,’” 92

    “Grey Rock, The,” 60, 128 n. 20

    “Gyres, The,” 107, 108, 109

    “Happy Townland, The,” 48

    “He bids his Beloved be at Peace,” 31

    “He gives his Beloved certain Rhymes,” 27, 32

    “He mourns for the Change that has come upon Him and his Beloved, and longs for the End of the World,” 32

    “He tells of the Perfect Beauty,” 33

    “He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven,” 33

    “He wishes his Beloved were Dead,” 29–30, 32

    “His Dream,” 56

    “Hosting of the Sidhe, The,” 30

    “Hour before Dawn, The,” 62

    “Human Dignity,” 91

    “I see Phantoms of Hatred and of the Heart's Fullness and of the Coming Emptiness,” 87, 89

    “In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markievicz,” 100

    “In Memory of Major Robert Gregory,” 68, 85

    “In the Seven Woods,” 47–48, 49, 85

    “Indian to his Love, The,” 9

    “Indian upon God, The,” 9

    “Into the Twilight,” 32

    “Introductory Rhymes” [“Pardon, old fathers, if you still remain”], 59–60

    “Irish Airman foresees his Death, An,” 68

    “Lake Isle of Innisfree, The,” 21–22, 77

    “Lapis Lazuli,” 108–109, 113

    “Leaders of the Crowd, The,” 75

    “Leda and the Swan,” 81, 89–90, 125

    “Lines written in Dejection,” 67–68

    “Living Beauty, The,” 68

    “Lover mourns for the Loss of Love, The,” 31

    “Madness of King Goll, The,” 9–11, 12, 15

    “Magi, The,” 62

    “Man and the Echo,” 106, 111–112

    “Man Young and Old, A,” 89, 91–92, 94

    “Mask, The,” 56, 57

    “Meditations in Time of Civil War,” 85–88, 89, 91, 92, 96

    “Memory,” 68

    “Men improve with the Years,” 67–68

    “Mermaid, The,” 91

    “Meru,” 107

    “Michael Robartes and the Dancer,” 76, 77

    “Municipal Gallery Re-visited, The” 107

    “My Descendants,” 86

    “My House,” 86

    “My Table,” 86, 90

    “Never give all the Heart,” 51–52, 54

    “Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen,” 88–89, 91, 92, 95

    “No Second Troy,” 59

    “O do not Love Too Long,” 51–52, 54

    “Old Age of Queen Maeve, The,” 36, 48, 52

    “Old Memory,” 51–52

    “On a Political Prisoner,” 74–75, 77

    “On being asked for a War Poem,” 68

    “On Woman,” 75

    “Parnell's Funeral,” 107

    “Paudeen,” 61, 63, 111

    “Phases of the Moon, The,” 69–70, 103

    “Poet to His Beloved, A,” 32

    “Prayer for my Daughter, A,” 76–77, 82

    “Presences,” 68

    “Realists, The,” 62

    “Red Hanrahan's Song about Ireland,” 48

    “Ribh at the Tomb of Baile and Aillinn,” 107

    “Ribh denounces Patrick,” 107

    “Road at My Door, The,” 87

    “Rose of Battle, The,” 19

    “Rose of Peace, The,” 19

    “Rose of the World, The,” 19, 21

    “Rose Tree, The,” 73

    “Running to Paradise,” 62

    “Sad Shepherd, The,” 9

    “Sailing to Byzantium,” 81, 82–83, 90, 91, 92, 94, 97, 109

    “Saint and the Hunchback, The,” 70

    “Second Coming, The,” 71, 77–78, 81

    “Secret Rose, The,” 35, 46

    “September 1913,” 60–61, 125

    “Shepherd and Goatherd,” 68–69

    “Sixteen Dead Men,” 73

    “Solomon and the Witch,” 76

    “Song, A,” 68

    “Song from ‘The Player Queen,’ A,” 62

    “Song of the Happy Shepherd, The,” 7–9, 10, 12, 20, 113

    “Song of Wandering Aengus, The,” 31

    “Spur, The,” 106, 107

    “Stare's Nest by My Window, The,” 87

    “Statues, The,” 111

    “Stolen Child, The,” 11–12, 30

    “Supernatural Songs,” 107

    “Sweet Dancer,” 106

    “These are the Clouds,” 57, 85

    “Three Beggars, The,” 61, 62

    “Three Hermits, The,” 61

    “Three Marching Songs,” see “Three Songs to the Same Tune”

    “Three Songs to the Same Tune,” 103, 104, 106

    “To a Child dancing in the Wind,” 62

    “To a Friend whose Work has come to Nothing,” 61

    “To a Wealthy Man who promised a second Subscription to the Dublin Municipal Gallery if it were proved the People wanted Pictures,” 60

    “To a Young Beauty,” 68

    “To a Young Girl,” 68

    “To Dorothy Wellesley,” 106

    “To Ireland in the Coming Times,” 20–21

    “To the Rose upon the Rood of Time,” 19, 20, 21, 22, 26

    “Tower, The,” 83–85, 92, 96

    “Two Kings, The,” 128 n. 20

    “Two Songs of a Fool,” 70

    “Two Years Later,” 62

    “Under Ben Bulben,” 109–111

    “Upon a Dying Lady,” 67

    “Upon a House shaken by the Land Agitation,” 57

    “Vacillation,” 96, 98–99, 112

    “Valley of the Black Pig, The,” 32

    “Wanderings of Oisin, The,” 7, 9–10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 83

    “When You are Old,” 125

    “Why should not Old Men be Mad?,” 104

    “Wild Old Wicked Man, The,” 106

    “Wild Swans at Coole, The,” 67

    “Woman Young and Old, A,” 94, 99

    “Words for Music Perhaps,” 99

    “Words,” 56

   plays:

    At the Hawk's Well, 71–73, 84, 92, 129 n. 3

    Calvary, 71, 78

    Cat and the Moon, The, 94

    Cathleen ni Houlihan, 41–42, 43, 111, 124

    Countess Cathleen, The, 15–16, 37, 38, 39, 40, 54, 124

    Death of Cuchulain, The, 109, 113, 129 n. 3

    Deirdre, 51, 121

    Dreaming of the Bones, The, 71, 73, 113, 121

    Fighting the Waves, 94

    Full Moon in March, A, 106

    Green Helmet, The, 54–55, 129 n. 3

    Hour-Glass, The, 42, 47

    King of the Great Clock Tower, The, 106

    King's Threshold, The, 42, 44–45, 46, 47, 51, 103, 110

    Land of Heart's Desire, The, 22–23

    On Baile's Strand, 36, 42–44, 46, 47, 48, 51, 52, 55, 71, 129 n. 3

    Only Jealousy of Emer, The, 71, 72, 94, 129 n. 3

    Pot of Broth, The, 42

    Purgatory, 68, 99, 109, 111, 112–113, 121, 124

    Resurrection, The, 94

    Words upon the Window-Pane, The, 93–94, 99, 113, 121

   volumes of poems and/or plays:

    Cat and the Moon and Certain Poems, The, 129 n. 9

    Countess Kathleen and Various Legends and Lyrics, The, 15, 19, 22

    “Crossways,” 7–12

    Four Plays for Dancers, 71–73

    Full Moon in March, A, 106–107, 130 n. 21

    Green Helmet and Other Poems, The, 56–58, 59

    In the Seven Woods, 47–50, 51–52, 54, 58, 59

    King of the Great Clock Tower, Commentaries and Poems, The, 106–107

    Last Poems & Plays (1940), 109

    Last Poems and Two Plays (1939), 107, 109–113

    Michael Robartes and the Dancer, 71, 73–78, 80, 81

    New Poems, 107–109

    October Blast, 129 n. 9

    “Parnell's Funeral and Other Poems,” 129 n. 21

    Responsibilities and Other Poems, 58–63, 64, 66–67, 107, 130 n. 20

    “Rose, The,” 19–22, 48, 59

    Seven Poems and a Fragment, 129 n. 9

    Tower, The, 81–92, 94, 95, 99, 106, 124, 125

    Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems, The, 7, 9, 12

    Wheels and Butterflies, 94

    Wild Swans at Coole, The, 66–70, 75

    Wind Among the Reeds, The, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29–33, 35, 47, 48, 58, 59, 80, 124

    Winding Stair and Other Poems, The (1933), 94–101, 105, 106

    Winding Stair, The (1929), 94

    Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems, 94

   collected editions:

    Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, The (1933), 116

    Collected Works in Verse and Prose, 51, 52

    Later Poems, 80, 92

    Poems (1895), 7, 19, 22, 23, 51, 80

    Poems, 1899–1905, 51

   other works (e.g., fiction, autobiographical and critical writings, folklore collections, occult treatises):

    “Adoration of the Magi, The,” 27

    “Binding of the Hair, The,” 26–27, 32, 106

    Celtic Twilight, The, 23

    “Certain Noble Plays of Japan,” 72

    “Death of Synge, The,” 53

    Discoveries, 52–53

    “Estrangement,” 53

    Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, 11

    Ideas of Good and Evil, 128 n. 12

    Irish Fairy Tales, 11

    John Sherman, 14, 15

    “Magic,” 104, 128 n. 12

    On the Boiler, 103–104, 105, 106, 109, 111, 112, 113

    Per Amica Silentia Lunae, 53

    Reveries over Childhood and Youth, 58, 59, 63, 64

    “Rosa Alchemica,” 27–29, 31, 33, 44, 56, 97, 98, 103, 110

    Secret Rose, The, 23, 25, 26–29, 30, 33, 58, 124

    Stories of Red Hanrahan, 27

    “Symbolism of Poetry, The,” 128 n. 12

    “Tables of the Law, The,” 27

    Ten Principal Upanishads, The, 130 n. 22

    Trembling of the Veil, The, 80, 129 n. 2

    Vision, A, 65, 69, 78, 81, 82, 88, 89, 92, 94, 103, 119, 121, 129 n. 2, 132 n. 16; see also afterlife

Yellow Book, 24, 25

Young, David,

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