Yeats Bibliography

Bibliography (in progress)

Below is a select list of works by W. B. Yeats. We are continually building this bibliography. Members of the IYS are invited to add to this list, and to comment on the merits of various editions in the Discussion Forum. Ideas for how to make this space more interactive and useful to scholarship are welcome.

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  • Mosada: A Dramatic Poem (first published in Dublin University Review, March, 1885), Sealy, Bryers & Walker, 1886.
  • The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems, Kegan Paul, Trench & Company, 1889.
  • John Sherman [and] Dhoya (fiction), Cassell Publishing Company, 1891.
  • The Countess Kathleen and Various Legends and Lyrics (poetry and plays; includes The Countess Kathleen, play first produced in Dublin at Antient Concert Rooms, May 8, 1899), Roberts Brothers, 1892, title play revised and published separately as The Countess Kathleen, T. Fischer Unwin, 1912.
  • The Celtic Twilight (nonfiction), Lawrence & Bullen, 1893, Macmillan, 1894 , revised and enlarged edition, A. H. Bullen, 1902.
  • The Land of Heart's Desire (play; first produced in London at Avenue Theatre, March 29, 1894), Stone & Kimball, 1894.
  • Poems, T. Fisher Unwin, 1895, revised editions, 1899, 1901, 1912, 1927.
  • The Table of the Law [and] The Adoration of the Magi (fiction), privately printed, 1897, Elkin Mathews, 1904.
  • The Secret Rose (short stories), illustrations by father, John Butler Yeats, Dodd, Mead, 1897.
  • The Wind among the Reeds (poetry), John Lane/Bodley Head, 1899.
  • The Shadowy Waters (play; first produced in Dublin at Molesworth Hall, January 14, 1904), Hodder & Stoughton, 1900, Dodd, Mead, 1901.
  • 1899 to 1900, first edition, 1900, reprinted, F. Cass, 1970.
  • 1901 to 1908, seven volumes, first edition, 1901, reprinted, F. Cass, 1970.
  • Cathleen ni Houlihan (one-act play; first produced in Dublin at St. Teresa's Hall April 2, 1902), A. H. Bullen, 1902.
  • Where There Is Nothing (five-act play; first produced in London at Royal Court Theatre, June 26, 1904), John Lane, 1902, revised (with Lady Gregory) as The Unicorn from the Stars (first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, November 21, 1907 ) in The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays, Macmillan, 1908, new edition published as Where There Is Nothing [and] The Unicorn from the Stars, Catholic University Press, 1987.
  • On Baile's Strand (play; first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, December 27, 1904), Dun Emer Press, 1903.
  • In the Seven Woods: Being Poems Chiefly of the Irish Heroic Age, Macmillan, 1903.
  • The Hour Glass: A Morality (play; first produced in Dublin at Molesworth Hall, March 14, 1903, revised version produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, November 21, 1912), Heinemann, 1903, expanded editon, edited by Catherine Phillips, Cornell University Press, 1994.
  • Ideas of Good and Evil (nonfiction), Macmillan, 1903.
  • The Hour Glass and Other Plays (includes The Hour Glass: A Morality and The Pot of Broth, first produced in Dublin at Antient Concert Rooms, October 30, 1902), Macmillan, 1904.
  • The King's Threshold (play; first produced in Dublin at Molesworth Hall, October 8, 1903, revised version produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, October 13, 1913), John Quinn, 1904.
  • The King's Threshold [and] On Baile's Strand (plays), A. H. Bullen, 1904.
  • The Hour-Glass and Other Plays, first edition, 1904 , reprinted, Roth, 1976.
  • Stories of Red Hanrahan (short stories), Dun Emer Press, 1905.
  • Poems, 1899-1905, A. H. Bullen (London), 1906.
  • The Poetical Works of William B. Yeats, two volumes, Macmillan, 1906, revised edition, 1912.
  • Deirdre (play; first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, November 24, 1906), A. H. Bullen, 1907.
  • Discoveries: A Volume of Essays, Dun Emer Press, 1907.
  • The Golden Helmet (play; first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, March 19, 1908), John Quinn, 1908, revised as The Green Helmet (produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, February 10, 1910), published in The Green Helmet and Other Poems (also see below).
  • (With Lionel Johnson) Poetry and Ireland, first edition, 1908, reprinted, Cuala Press, 1970.
  • Poems: Second Series, A. H. Bullen, 1910.
  • (With Lady Gregory) The Travelling Man (play), first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, March 2, 1910.
  • The Green Helmet and Other Poems (includes poems Words, Against Unworthy Praise, and The Mask), Cuala Press, 1910, R. Harold Paget, 1911, enlarged edition, Macmillan, 1912.
  • Synge and the Ireland of His Time (nonfiction), Cuala Press, 1911.
  • The Cutting of an Agate (nonfiction), Macmillan, 1912, enlarged edition, 1919.
  • Poems Written in Discouragement, 1912-1913, Cuala Press, 1913.
  • Stories of Red Hanrahan, The Secret Rose, Rosa Alchemica (fiction), A. H. Bullen, 1913, Macmillan, 1914.
  • A Selection from the Poetry of W. B. Yeats, Bernard Tauchnitz, 1913.
  • A Selection from the Love Poetry of W. B. Yeats, Cuala Press, 1913.
  • Responsibilities (poetry; includes To a Shade, The Magi, and A Coat), Cuala Press, 1914, enlarged edition, Macmillan, 1916.
  • The Wild Swans at Coole (poetry and plays; includes play At the Hawk's Well, first performed privately in London, April 2, 1916, produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, July 25, 1933), Cuala Press, 1917, enlarged edition, Macmillan, 1919, expanded edition, Cornell University Press, 1994.
  • Per Amica Silentia Lunae (nonfiction), Macmillan, 1918.
  • Two Plays for Dancers (includes The Only Jealousy of Emer, first produced in foreign language in Amsterdam at Hollandsche Schouwburg, April 2, 1922, produced in English in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, May 9, 1926, revised as Fighting the Waves [also see below]; and The Dreaming of the Bones, first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, December 6, 1931 ), Cuala Press, 1919.
  • Four Plays for Dancers (includes The Only Jealousy of Emer and At the Hawk's Well), Macmillan, 1921.
  • Selected Poems, Macmillan, 1921.
  • Michael Robartes and the Dancer (poetry), Cuala Press, 1921, expanded edition, edited by Thomas Francis Parkinson and Anne Brannen, Cornell University Press, 1994.
  • Plays in Prose and Verse, Written for an Irish Theatre (includes The Player Queen, first produced in London at King's Hall, May 25, 1919), Macmillan, 1922.
  • Later Poems, Macmillan (London), 1922, Macmillan (New York), 1924.
  • Seven Poems and a Fragment, first edition, 1922, reprinted, Cuala Press, 1970.
  • Plays and Controversies, Macmillan (London), 1923, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1924.
  • Essays, Macmillan, 1924.
  • "The Cat and the Moon" and Certain Poems (includes play The Cat and the Moon, first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, May 9, 1926), Cuala Press, 1924.
  • The Bounty of Sweden (nonfiction), Cuala Press, 1925.
  • A Vision: An Explanation of Life Founded upon the Writings of Giraldus and upon Certain Doctrine Attributed to Kusta Ben Luka, T. Werner Laurie, 1925, revised edition published as A Vision, Macmillan (London), 1937, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1938, published as A Critical Edition of "Yeats's A Vision" (1925), edited by George Mills Harper and Walter Kelly Hood, Macmillan, 1978.
  • October Blast (poetry), Cuala Press, 1927.
  • (Translator) Sophocles' "Oedipus at Colonus" (also see below), first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, September 12, 1927.
  • (Translator) Sophocles' "King Oedipus" (play; first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, December 7, 1926), Macmillan, 1928.
  • The Tower (poetry; includes The Tower, Sailing to Byzantium, Leda and the Swan, Nineteen Hundred Nineteen, and Among School Children), Macmillan, 1928.
  • A Packet for Ezra Pound (nonfiction), Cuala Press, 1929.
  • The Winding Stair (poetry), Fountain Press, 1929, enlarged edition, Macmillan, 1933 , expanded edition, Cornell University Press, 1995.
  • Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems, Cuala Press, 1932.
  • Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends (plays and fiction; includes play The Resurrection, first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, July 30, 1934), Cuala Press, 1932.
  • Letters to the New Island (essays and reviews), edited by Horace Reynolds, Harvard University Press, 1934, reprinted, Oxford University Press, 1970.
  • Wheels and Butterflies (plays), Macmillan (London), 1934, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1935.
  • The King of the Great Clock Tower (play; first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, July 30, 1934), Cuala Press, 1934, Macmillan, 1935.
  • The Words upon the Window Pane (play; first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, November 17, 1930), Cuala Press, 1934.
  • Wheels and Butterflies (includes Fighting the Waves [revision of The Only Jealousy of Emer; also see above]), Macmillan, 1934.
  • A Full Moon in March, Macmillan, 1935.
  • Poems, Cuala Press, 1935.
  • New Poems, Cuala Press, 1938.
  • The Herne's Egg and Other Plays (includes The Herne's Egg, first produced in 1950), Macmillan, 1938.
  • Purgatory (first produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre, August 10, 1938), critical edition, Cornell University Press, 1985.
  • Last Poems and Two Plays (includes play The Death of Cuchulain,; and poems The Gyres, Lapis Lazuli, The Wicked Old Man, Crazy Jane on the Mountain, The Man and the Echo, Politics, and Under Ben Bulben), Cuala Press, 1939.
  • On the Boiler (nonfiction), Cuala Press, 1939.
  • Two Plays, Cuala Press, 1939.
  • Last Poems and Plays, Macmillan, 1940.
  • If I Were Four-and-Twenty (nonfiction), Cuala Press, 1940.
  • The Death of Cuchulain (first produced in 1949), critical edition edited by Phillip L. Marcus, Cornell University Press, 1981.
  • (With George Moore) Diarmuid and Grania (play; first produced in Dublin at Gaiety Theatre, October 21, 1901), Becker, 1951.
  • The Variorum Edition of the Poems of W. B. Yeats, edited by Peter Allt and Russell K. Alspach, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1957, reprinted, 1987.
  • Mythologies (stories and essays), Macmillan, 1959.
  • The Senate Speeches of W. B. Yeats, edited by Donald R. Pearce, Indiana University Press, 1960.
  • Essays and Introductions, Macmillan, 1961.
  • Explorations (nonfiction), Macmillan, 1962.
  • The Variorum Edition of the Plays of W. B. Yeats, edited by Russell K. Alspach, Macmillan, 1966.
  • Uncollected Prose by W. B. Yeats, two volumes, edited by John P. Frayne and Colton Johnson, Columbia University Press, 1970.
  • (With Thomas Kinsella) Davis, Mangan, Ferguson (critical study), Dufour, 1971.
  • The Speckled Bird (unfinished novel), edited by William H. O'Donnell, Cuala Press, 1974, annotated edition, McClelland & Stewart, 1977.
  • (With Swami Shree) The Ten Principal Upanishads, Macmillan, 1975.
  • The Secret Rose: Stories by W. B. Yeats: A Variorum Edition, edited by Phillip L. Marcus, Warwick Gould, and Michael J. Sidnell, Cornell University Press, 1981.
  • Byzantium, Black Swan, 1983.
  • The Poems: A New Edition, edited by Richard J. Finneran, Macmillan, 1983.
  • Poems of W. B. Yeats: A New Selection, with an introduction and notes by A. Norman Jeffares, Macmillan, 1984.
  • A Poet to His Beloved: The Early Love Poems of W. B. Yeats, St. Martin's, 1985.
  • Treasury of Irish Myth, Legend, and Folklore, Crown, 1986.
  • Mosada [and] The Island of Statues: Manuscript Materials, edited by George Bornstein, Cornell University Press, 1987.
  • The Early Poems: Manuscript Materials, edited by George Bornstein, Cornell University Press, 1987.
  • (With others) The Second Book of the Rhymers Club, British American Books, 1987.
  • (With Lady Gregory) Complete Irish Mythology, Slaney Press (London), 1994.
  • The Wanderings of Oisin, and Other Early Poems, Cornell University Press, 1994.
  • Under the Moon: The Unpublished Early Poetry, edited by George Bornstein, Scribner, 1995.
  • Later Essays, Charles Scribner's (New York, NY), 1994.
  • Short Fiction, Penguin Books (New York, NY), 1995.
  • Selected Poems and Four Plays of William Butler Yeats, Scribner Paperback Poetry (New York, NY), 1996.
  • Yeats, Romantic Visionary, Gramercy Books (New York, NY), 1999.
  • "Easter, 1916" and Other Poems, Dover Publications (Mineloa, NY), 1997.
  • Later Articles and Reviews: Uncollected Articles, Reviews, and Radio Broadcasts Written after 1900, Scribner (New York, NY), 2000.
  • Yeats's Poetry, Drama, and Prose: Authoritative Texts, Contexts, Criticism, W. W. Norton (New York, NY), 2000.
  • Parnell's Funeral and Other Poems, edited by David R. Clark, Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY), 2003.

Also author of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales, 1918. Contributor to periodicals. A Poet to His Beloved has been published with musical score by Lowell Liebermann, T. Presser, 1994.

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES AND DIARIES

  • Reveries Over Childhood and Youth, Cuala Press, 1915, Macmillan, 1916.
  • Four Years, Cuala Press, 1921.
  • The Trembling of the Veil, T. Werner Laurie, 1922.
  • Autobiographies: "Reveries Over Childhood and Youth" and "The Trembling of the Veil," Macmillan (London), 1926, Macmillan (New York), 1927.
  • The Death of Synge and Other Passages from an Old Diary, Cuala Press, 1928.
  • Dramatis Personae, Cuala Press, 1935.
  • "Dramatis Personae," "Estrangement," "The Death of Synge," "The Bounty of Sweden," Macmillan (London and New York), 1936.
  • The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats, Consisting of "Reveries Over Childhood and Youth," "The Trembling of the Veil," and "Dramatis Personae," Macmillan, 1938, reprinted, 1987, published with Estrangement, The Death of Synge, and The Bounty of Sweden, as Autobiographies, Macmillan, 1955.
  • Pages from a Diary Written in Nineteen Hundred and Thirty, Cuala Press, 1944.
  • Memoirs: Autobiography, edited by Denis Donoghue, Macmillan, 1972.

LETTERS

  • Letters on Poetry from W. B. Yeats to Dorothy Wellesley, Oxford University Press, 1940.
  • W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore: Their Correspondence: 1901-1937, edited by Ursula Bridge, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1953.
  • Some Letters from W. B. Yeats to John O'Leary and His Sister, edited by Allan Wade, New York Public Library, 1953.
  • Letters of W. B. Yeats to Katharine Tynan, edited by Roger McHugh, Macmillan, 1953.
  • The Letters of W. B. Yeats, edited by Allan Wade, Macmillan, 1954.
  • Ah, Sweet Dancer: W. B. Yeats and Margot Ruddock, a Correspondence, edited by Roger McHugh, Macmillan, 1970.
  • The Correspondence of Robert Bridges and W. B. Yeats, edited by Richard J. Finneran, Macmillan, 1977.
  • Theatre Business: The Correspondence of the First Abbey Theatre Directors: William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory and J. M. Synge, edited by Ann Saddlemyer, Colin Smythe, 1982.
  • The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, Volume 1: 1865-1895, edited by John Kelly and Eric Domville, Oxford University Press, 1986.
  • The Gonne-Yeats Letters, 1893-1938, edited by Anna Macbride White and Norman A. Jeffares, Syracuse University Press, 1994.

EDITOR

  • (With Edwin John Ellis) The Works of William Blake, Poetic, Symbolic, and Critical, Quaritch, 1893.
  • A Book of Irish Verse, 1900.
  • The Oxford Book of Modern Verse: 1892-1935, Clarendon Press, 1936.
  • (And translator, with Shri Purohit Swami) The Ten Principal Upanishads, Macmillan, 1937.
  • Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland, Colin Smythe, 1973.
  • Representative Irish Tales, Dufour, 1979.

COLLECTED WORKS

  • The Collected Works in Verse and Prose of William Butler Yeats, eight volumes, Shakespeare Head Press, 1908.
  • The Collected Poems, Macmillan (London and New York), 1933.
  • The Collected Plays (includes Sophocles' "Oedipus at Colonus"), Macmillan, 1934.
  • Nine One-Act Plays, Macmillan, 1937.
  • The Poems of W. B. Yeats, two volumes, Macmillan, 1949.
  • The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, Macmillan, 1950.
  • The Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats, Macmillan (London), 1952, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1953.
  • Eleven Plays of William Butler Yeats, Macmillan, 1967.
  • Selected Poems and Three Plays, 3rd revised edition edited by M. L. Rosenthal, Macmillan, 1987.
  • The Yeats Reader: A Portable Compendium of Poetry, Drama, and Prose, edited by Richard J. Finneran, Scribner (New York, NY), 1997.
  • The Major Works, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2001.

Collected works also published in fourteen volumes by Macmillan, 1989—.

Further Reading

BOOKS

  • Adams, Hazard, The Book of Yeats' Vision: Romantic Modernism and Antithetical Tradition, University of Michigan Press, 1995.
  • Albright, Daniel, Quantum Poetics: Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and the Science of Modernism, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Alldritt, Keith, W.B. Yeats: The Man and the Milieu, J. Murray, 1997.
  • Allison, Jonathan, Yeats' Political Identities, University of Michigan Press, 1996.
  • Archibald, Douglas, Yeats, Syracuse University Press, 1983.
  • Blake, James J., Yeats, "The Wanderings of Oisin," and Irish Gaelic Literature, P. Lang, 1996.
  • Bloom, Harold, Yeats, Oxford University Press, 1970.
  • Bradley, Anthony, William Butler Yeats, Ungar, 1979.
  • Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography, Volume 5: Late Victorian and Edwardian Writers, 1890-1914, Gale, 1991.
  • Conner, Lester I., A Yeats Dictionary: Persons and Places in the Poetry of William Butler Yeats, Syracuse University Press, 1998.
  • Cullingford, Elizabeth Butler, Gender and History in Yeats's Love Poetry, Syracuse University Press, 1996.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography, Gale, Volume 10: Modern British Dramatists, 1940-1945, 1982, Volume 19: British Poets, 1840-1914, 1983, Volume 98: Modern British Essayists, First Series, Gale, 1990.
  • Doggett, Rob. Deep-Rooted Things: Empire and Nation in the Poetry and Drama of William Butler Yeats. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005.
  • Domville, Eric, A Concordance to the Plays of W. B. Yeats, two volumes, Cornell University Press, 1972.
  • Donoghue, Denis, William Butler Yeats, Viking, 1971.
  • Ellis, Sylvia C., The Plays of W. B. Yeats: Yeats and the Dancer, St. Martin's Press, 1994.
  • Ellmann, Richard, The Identity of Yeats, 2nd edition, Faber, 1964.
  • Ellmann, Richard, Yeats: The Man and the Masks, 2nd edition, Faber, 1961.
  • Emig, Rainer, Modernism in Poetry: Motivation, Structures, and Limits, Longman, 1996.
  • Fleming, Deborah, A Man Who Does Not Exist: The Irish Peasant in the Work of W. B. Yeats and J. M. Synge, University of Michigan Press, 1995.
  • ---, Learning the Trade: W. B. Yeats and Contemporary Poetry, Locust Hill Press, 1993.
  • ---, Towers of Myth and Stone: Yeats’s Influence on Robinson Jeffers, University of South Carolina Press, 2015.
  • ---, W. B. Yeats and Postcolonialism, Locust Hill Press, 2001.
  • Foster, R. F., W.B. Yeats: A Life, Oxford University Press, 1997.
  • Gorski, William T., Yeats and Alchemy, State University of New York Press, 1996.
  • Haswell, Janis Tedesco, Pressed against Divinity: W.B. Yeats's Feminine Masks, Northern Illinois University Press, 1997.
  • Heaney, Seamus, Preoccupations: Selected Prose 1968-1978, Faber, 1980.
  • Henn, Thomas R., The Lonely Tower, 2nd edition, Methuen, 1965.
  • Holdeman, David, Much Labouring: The Texts and Authors of Yeats's First Modernist Books, University of Michigan Press, 1997.
  • Hone, Joseph W., W. B. Yeats: 1865-1939, 2nd edition, Macmillan, 1965.
  • Howes, Marjorie Elizabeth, Yeats' Nations: Gender, Class, and Irishness, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Howes, Marjorie and Joseph Valente, eds. Yeats and Afterwords, University of Notre Dame Press, 2014. 
  • Jeffares, A. Norman, W. B. Yeats: Man and Poet, 2nd edition, Barnes & Noble, 1966.
  • Jochum, K. P. S., W. B. Yeats: A Classified Bibliography of Criticism, Including Additions to Allan Wade's Bibliography of the Writings of W. B. Yeats and a Section on the Irish Literary and Dramatic Revival, University of Illinois Press, 1978.
  • Larrissy, Edward, Yeats the Poet: The Measures of Difference, Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1994.
  • Larrissy, Edward, ed., W.B. Yeats, Oxford University Press, 1997.
  • Macrae, Alasdair D. F., W. B. Yeats: A Literary Life, St. Martin's, 1995.
  • Malins, Edward Greenway, and John Arthur Purkis, A Preface to Yeats, Longman, 1994.
  • McCready, Sam, A William Butler Yeats Encyclopedia, Greenwood Press, 1997.
  • Murphy, William Michael, Family Secrets: William Butler Yeats and His Relatives, Syracuse University Press, 1995.
  • Nohrnberg, Peter C. L., The Book the Poet Makes: Collection and Re-Collection in W. B. Yeats' "The Tower" and Robert Lowell's "Life Studies", Harvard University, 1995.
  • Parrish, Steven M., A Concordance to the Poems of W. B. Yeats, Cornell University Press, 1963.
  • Peterson, Richard, William Butler Yeats, Twayne, 1982.
  • Pierce, David, Yeats' Worlds: Ireland, England, and the Poetic Imagination, Yale University Press, 1995.
  • Purdy, Dwight H., Biblical Echo and Allusion in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats: Poetics and the Art of God, Associated University Presses, 1994.
  • Ransom, John Crowe, editor, The Kenyon Critics: Studies in Modern Literature from "The Kenyon Review," World Publishing, 1951.
  • Rosenthal, M. L., Running to Paradise: Yeats' Poetic Art, Oxford University Press, 1994.
  • Scribner, The Irish Dramatic Movement, Scribner (New York, NY), 2003.
  • Sidnell, Michael J., Yeats' Poetry and Poetics, St. Martin's, 1996.
  • Stanley, Michael, Famous Dubliners: W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, Jonathan Swift, Wolfe Tone, Oscar Wilde, Edward Carson, Wolfhound Press (Dublin, Ireland), 1996.
  • Toomey, Deirdre, ed., Yeats and Women, St. Martin's Press, 1997.
  • Tratner, Michael, Modernism and Mass Politics: Joyce, Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, Stanford University Press, 1995.
  • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Gale, Volume 1, 1978, Volume 11, 1983, Volume 18, 1985, Volume 31, 1989.
  • Unterecker, John Eugene, A Reader's Guide to William Butler Yeats, Syracuse University Press, 1996.
  • Vendler, Helen, Yeats's "Vision" and the Later Plays, Harvard University Press, 1963.
  • Watanabe, Nancy Ann, Beloved Image: The Drama of W. B. Yeats, 1865-1939, University Press of America, 1995.
  • Watson, George J., Irish Identity and the Literary Revival: Synge, Yeats, Joyce, and O'Casey, Catholic University of America Press, 1994.
  • Yeats Annual, Macmillan (London), beginning 1982.
  • Yeats: An Annual of Critical and Textual Studies, Cornell University Press, beginning 1983.
  • Yeats, William Butler, The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, Macmillan, 1950.
  • Yeats, William Butler, Memoirs: Autobiography, edited by Denis Donaghue, Macmillan, 1972.
  • Yeats, William Butler, The Autobiography of William Butler Yeats, Consisting of "Reveries Over Childhood and Youth," "The Trembling of the Veil," and "Dramatis Personae," Macmillan, 1987.

PERIODICALS

  • Booklist, August, 1995, p. 1925.
  • Commentary, November, 1995, p. 76.
  • New York Review of Books, April 21, 1994, p. 49.
  • Poetry, October-November, 1995, p. 94.
  • Publishers Weekly, November 13, 1995, p. 53.
  • School Library Journal, April, 1996, p. 90.
  • Times (London), January 28, 1989; May 6, 1989.
  • Tri-Quarterly, winter, 1965.