The Tower: A Facsimile Edition (Yeats Facsimile Edition)

The Tower: A Facsimile Edition (Yeats Facsimile Edition)


the 1st variation of W. B. Yeats's The Tower seemed in bookstores in London on Valentine's Day, 1928. His English writer published simply 2,000 copies of this narrow quantity of twenty-one poems, priced at six shillings. The publication used to be instantly embraced via publication dealers and critics alike, and it quick grew to become a bestseller.
next models of the amount made numerous alterations all through, yet this Scribner facsimile version reproduces precisely that seminal first variation because it reached its earliest viewers in 1928, including an advent and notes by means of esteemed Yeats student Richard J. Finneran.
Written among 1912 and 1927, those poems ("Sailing to Byzantium," "Leda and the Swan," and "Among university kids" between them) are this day thought of the superior and most famed within the complete Yeats canon. As Virginia Woolf declared in her unsigned evaluation of this assortment, "Mr. Yeats hasn't ever written extra precisely and extra passionately."

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