By J. Kelly
W.B.Yeats, one of many maximum poets who wrote in English, used to be additionally a playwright, theater director, essayist, Senator, and life-long occultist. He knew virtually each vital determine within the cultural and public lifetime of his time, together with Oscar Wilde, Winston Churchill, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Eamon de Valera. In recording the main points of those relationships and tracing his prolific literary output, this booklet is a brilliant witness to a very vital, wealthy and crowded lifestyles, as a context for his paintings.
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September 3 (Sat) ‘A New Poet’ and ‘“Noetry” and Poetry’ (reviews; UP I. 234–7; 237–9) published in the Bookman. 6 Joins in a controversy over the proposed National Publishing Company with a letter to the Freeman’s Journal. 8 Publishes another letter on the National Publishing Company controversy in the Freeman’s Journal. 10 Contributes a third letter on the National Publishing Company controversy to the Freeman’s Journal. 15 Attends a Committee Meeting of the NLS which sets up a Library Sub-committee with WBY, JO’L and MG among its members.
M. Paget. Receives £1. 3s. for contributions to the Boston Pilot. Initiated into the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (GD) in Moina Bergson’s studio, 17 Fitzroy Street. Delivers the MS of Representative Irish Tales. April 3 8 19 21 (Thu) Receives 8s. 6d. for contributions to the Manchester Courier. Receives £2. 2s. for contributions to the Scots Observer. ‘A Cradle Song’ (poem; VP, 118) published in the Scots Observer. Writes his column for the Boston Pilot. 2 4 7 May 3 5 11 13 17 28 30 (Sat) Receives 2s.
Attends a Council of Adepts at the Second Order of the GD, Clipstone Street, where he continues to pay regular visits that summer until his return to Dublin in mid-September. (Fri) At the GD, Clipstone Street from 3 to 10 pm. 30 to 11 pm. Visiting publishers and working at the British Museum. B. 17 24 29 30 A W. B. Yeats Chronology July 9 14 16 17 20 21 22 23 29 31 August 1 4 5 15 16 19 23 26 29 30 31 Sees Constance Gore-Booth. At the GD at 1 pm. and from 6 to 10 pm. Censured by the Committee of the NLS for inefficiencies in his running of the Library Sub-committee.