Towers of Myth and Stone: Yeats’s Influence on Robinson Jeffers

Towers of Myth and Stone: Yeats’s Influence on Robinson Jeffers by Deborah Fleming

Summary: In this first full-length study of the influence of W. B. Yeats on Robinson Jeffers, Deborah Fleming examines similarities in imagery, landscape, belief in eternal recurrence, use of myth, distrust of rationalism, and dedication to tradition and explains how the two poets shared a vision of modernity, rejected contemporary values in favor of tradition, and created poetry that sought to change those values. 

Keywords: Myth

**entry created by Deborah Fleming**