Letters to the New Island




Yeats, William Butler; Reynolds, Horace (Editor). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press (1970). . Reprint. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. xiii, 222 pages. No dust jacket. Minor scratch to front board. Small stain to fore edges. Contents clean and tight. “Letters to the New Island contains 21 prose pieces Yeats published between 1888 and 1892 in two American newspapers — the Boston Pilot and the Providence Sunday Journal . The pieces are reviews and brief essays on Irish literature and folklore, showing Yeats’s intense concern at the time with the relation of culture to nationality.” – LJ Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: .