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Ideas of Good and Evil by W. B. Yeats

Ideas of Good and Evil

_BY THE SAME WRITER--_ THE SECRET ROSE THE CELTIC TWILIGHT POEMS THE WIND AMONG THE REEDS THE SHADOWY WATERS PLAYS FOR AN IRISH THEATRE VOL. I. WHERE THERE IS NOTHING VOL. II. SHORTER PLAYS

Ideas of Good and Evil

Second Edition

Ideas of Good and Evil.

By W. B. Yeats

A. H. BULLEN, 47 Great Russell

Street, London, W.C. MCMIII

Contents.

WHAT IS 'POPULAR POETRY'? 1

SPEAKING TO THE PSALTERY 16

MAGIC 29

THE HAPPIEST OF THE POETS 70

THE PHILOSOPHY OF SHELLEY'S POETRY 90

AT STRATFORD-ON-AVON 142

WILLIAM BLAKE AND THE IMAGINATION 168

WILLIAM BLAKE AND HIS ILLUSTRATIONS TO _THE DIVINE COMEDY_ 176

SYMBOLISM IN PAINTING 226

THE SYMBOLISM OF POETRY 237

THE THEATRE 257

THE CELTIC ELEMENT IN LITERATURE 270

THE AUTUMN OF THE BODY 296

THE MOODS 306

THE BODY OF THE FATHER CHRISTIAN ROSENCRUX 308

_THE RETURN OF ULYSSES_ 312

IRELAND AND THE ARTS 320

THE GALWAY PLAINS 333

EMOTION OF MULTITUDE 339

_Note._--The Essay on _Symbolism in Painting_ originally formed part of an Introduction to _A Book of Images drawn by W. T. Horton_ (Unicorn Press), 1898.

WHAT IS 'POPULAR POETRY'?

I think it was a Young Ireland Society that set my mind running


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