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 This book contains her hitherto unpublished letters to Yeats and Pound.
A collection of letters by one of the 19th century's most-loved novelists, drawing on the extensive public and private collection of Collins' letters scattered across the world. Some are published for the first time. Letters in this volume cover the period from his youth through the writing of his
Features twenty essays that address a spectrum of works and issues that shaped the development of modern Russian literature, from authorship and philosophy to gender and religion in Russian Enlightenment culture. This work explores the career and works of Alexander Sumarokov, who played a formative role in literary life of his day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.