Noble Drama of William Butler Yeats by Liam Miller

The setting-up of the Irish National Theatre and the plays of W.B. Yeats reveal a remarkable development ahead of its time.




Title: Noble Drama of William Butler Yeats

Publisher: Dolmen Press

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition Very fine hardcover with dust jacket now in removable cover. With 27 black and white plates, and 73 in-text illustrations. 365 pp., including index. This is a comprehensive record of a lifetime’s work in the service of the theatre. Yeats’s twenty-eight finely wrought plays span a writing life of over fifty years and reveal a remarkable development which was far in advance of its time. Yeats together with Lady Gregory established the Irish National Theatre, one of the most influential movements of the twentieth century. The book is lavishly illustrated with facsimiles, stage designs, portraits, theatre plans and other reproductions. There is a bibliography and a comprehensive index. Collector’s Item