The Last Minstrels: Yeats and the Revival of the Bardic Arts

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Recovering a lost literary movement that was the most consuming preoccupation of W. B. Yeats's literary life and the most integral to his poetry and drama, Ronald Schuchard's The Last Minstrels provides an historical, biographical, and critical reconstruction of the poet's lifelong attempt to restore an oral tradition by reviving the bardic arts of chanting and musical speech. From the beginning of his career Yeats was determined to return the 'living voice' of the poet from exile to the centre of culture - on its platforms ...

The Last Minstrels: Yeats and the Revival of the Bardic Arts 2010, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199596508

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The Last Minstrels: Yeats and the Revival of the Bardic Arts 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199230006

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