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Perne in a gyre: The poetic representation of an ideal state in the Byzantine poems of W. B. Yeats
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Literature.
2014 (English)In: Wanted: Byzantium:  The desire for a lost empire. / [ed] Ingela Nilsson & Paul Stephenson, Uppsala: Uppsala universitet, 2014Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Mot bakgrund en passage i hans metafysiska traktat A Vision studeras två exempel på Yeats' så kallade bysantinska diktning: "Wisdom" och "Sailing to Byzantium".

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Uppsala: Uppsala universitet, 2014.
Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia, ISSN 0283-1244 ; 15
Keyword [en]
Yeats, Byzantium, Poetry, Ireland
Keyword [sv]
Yeats, Bysans, Lyrik, Irlands
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General Literature Studies
Research subject
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-224802ISBN: 9789155489151OAI: diva2:783772

Against the bakground of a passage in his metaphysical treatise A Vision the article disusses two examples of Yeats' so called Byzantine poetry: "Wisdom" and "Sailing to Byzantium.

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