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"Winter Words" : the poetry of old age in Thomas Hardy, W. B. Yeats, and Philip Larkin.
In this dissertation I examine the poetry of Thomas Hardy, W.B. Yeats, and Philip Larkin in order to explore each poet’s response to later life in his work. Combining the insights of psychology and gerontology with close ...
"Romantic Ireland's dead and gone" : social criticism and Yeats's later plays.
In the tumultuous years following the Easter Rising of 1916, the Irish author W.B. Yeats consistently turned to drama as a primary medium through which he could reflect on the state of contemporary Irish culture. This ...