Collection : The Cornell Yeats

General editors: Phillip L. Marcus, J. C. C. Mays, Stephen Parrish, Ann Saddlemyer, and Jon Stallworthy

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Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
This edition records every draft, from Yeats's first notion to the published version, a majority both in facsimile (in Yeats's fiercely illegible hand) and in faithful transcription on facing pages.



The Countess Cathleen
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
The Cornell Yeats edition gives literatim transcriptions and photographic reproductions of all the holographic materials pertaining to the writing, revising, and rewriting of "The Countess Cathleen" from 1889 to 1934.



The Winding Stair (1929)
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
The Cornell Yeats edition of "The Winding Stair" brings together transcriptions of all extant manuscript materials for the six poems included in the 1929 volume.



The Wild Swans at Coole
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
The Cornell Yeats edition includes transcriptions of manuscript materials for the poems in both the 1917 and the 1919 edition (the latter with an additional 19 poems), accompanied by a generous number of facsimiles.



The Hour-Glass
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
This volume brings together all extant manuscripts of "The Hour-Glass," from a handwritten three-page fragment of the 1902 prose version to Yeats's typescripts of the 1922 verse rendition.



Michael Robartes and the Dancer
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
This volume presents all the extant manuscripts for the poems in the collection, which confronted central political, personal, and philosophic issues, that Yeats wrote between 1914 and 1919.



The Early Poetry ("The Wanderings of Oisin" and Other Poems to 1895)
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
This is the second of two volumes containing transcriptions and in many cases facsimiles of all surviving manuscripts of the poetry that Yeats had published by 1895, together with the later revisions of that poetry.



The Herne's Egg
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
Written during a period of illness in 1935–1936, Yeats's play combines frank sexual content with bizarre imagery from the Indian and tribal Irish traditions. This edition provides a full transcription of the only extant manuscript version of the play.



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