Yeats Lecture 3:
Virginia Woolf modernist writer that human nature changed in 1910.
o Referring to death of KING EDWARD 2nd + death of Edwardian age.
o Romantic period came to end.
D,H Lawrence: the old world ended in 1915.
Main feature about the moder
LECTURE 2 YEATS:
The stirrings of modernism antedate (come before) WW1. WW1 confirmed the
death of Romanticism. The Romantic world-view was killed off by the horrors of
the Great War.
World of the Celtic twilight (sub-theme of Romanticism) was appropria
ENGL 1900: READING ENGLISH TEXTS
W.B YEATS: (1865-1939)
Born at the wrong time.
o Born 1865 born as Romantic Movement was waning yet in his young
manhood he appropriated romanticism. The result of this was he had to
remake himself/his artist
Mary Wollstonecrafts fragmented novel The Wrongs of Being a Woman,
produced in 1976, focuses on the idea of female imprisonment in order to
illustrate womans oppression in her context. Firstly, in her novel Wollstonecraft
actively uses repetition to creat
In the poem The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, Eliot deploys the modern
stream of consciousness technique in order to portray the modern anti-hero.
This avant garde technique is a definitively modern device as experimenting with
new aesthetic techniques
ASSIGNMENT: 2000 word essay Yeats Question 1.
In Yeatss fundamental search for emotional and spiritual tranquility and
intellectual fulfillment he encounters conflict and quarrels within himself that
find release in poetic expression. In Yeatss 1928 colle