This second volume of letters, only three of which have been published before, presents a picture of a philosophical genius and impassioned campaigner for peace and social reform. Includes letters to Ho Chi Minh, Tito, Jawahral Nehru and Sartre.
Iseult Gonne, daughter of Maud Gonne and the French politician and journalist Lucien Millevoye, attracted many admirers - among them distinguished authors such as W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, Arthur Symms and others. This book contains her hitherto unpublished letters to Yeats and Pound.
Tsybikov's book has both the vividness of a traveller's eyewitness account and the informed detachment of a scholar. It is a unique and invaluable snapshot of religious practices and the everyday life in Tibet before Chinese inroads during the twentieth century effaced that way of life.
From 1888 to 1892 W.B.Yeats contributed a series of essays on literature and Irish folklore to two American newspapers. Newly edited, annotated and introduced, this collection reveals his intense engagement with current books, plays, personalities and controversies.
This selection of letters of the novelist and poet George Meredith includes his two earliest extant letters written just after he had left Neuwied, his school in Germany, and also his first letter to Chapman and Hall concerning his project for the publication of his first volume of verse.
An edition of selected letters by (and in some cases to) Sir J. G. Frazer (1854-1941), the eminent anthropologist and historian of religion, and author of The Golden Bough. It offers an invaluable insight into British intellectual life at the turn of the century, and also illuminates the composition, and reception, of The Golden Bough itself.
This edition of E.J. Pratt's letters is the final volume in the Collected Works series. The letters take us into his "workshop," illuminating the research behind his distinctive documentary long poems and the social nature of his creative production.
Granville Bantock's letters to the Scottish composer William Wallace and the music critic Ernest Newman provide a fascinating window into British music and musical life in the early twentieth century and the 'dawn' of musical modernism.
Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866) was a lifelong and assiduous letter-writer, was a close friend of Shelley and friend also of many Radicals of the early 19th century. In the later part of his life, he rose to high position in the East India Company's service. This is a two-volume annotated edition of his extensive correspondence.
Alexander Pope's letters are fascinating documents, revealing his remarkable character. This selection of his letters comprises a body of writing of interest for an understanding of his times, its personalities, scandals, religious, political and philosophical ideas and its sense of poetry.