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BL. W. B. Yeats, 1865~1939

Introduction: Certain Noble Plays and Japan

Primary Materials

1. The Ainu, 1893.

2. The Land of Heart’s Desire, 1894.

3. The Theatre, 1903.

4. The Play, the Player and the Scene, 1904.

5. Deirdre, 1907.

6. The Abbey Theatre, 1908.

7. The Abbey Theatre—Its Aims and Works, 1908.

8. The Tragic Theatre, 1910.

9. The Theatre of Beauty, 1911.

10. Art and Ideas, 1914.

11. Introduction to Certain Noble Plays of Japan, 1916.

12. At the Hawk’s Well, 1917.

13. Per Amica Silentia Lunae, 1918.

14. Two Plays for Dancers, 1919.

15. Essays and notes in Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, 1920.

16. Demon and BeasT, 1920.

17. Four Plays for Dancers, 1921.

18. Four Years, 1887-1891, 1921.

19. Plays in Prose and Verse, 1922.

20. Plays and Controversies, 1923.

21. Meditations in Time of Civil War, 1923.

22. Preface to Synge gikyoku zenshû (Collected plays of Synge), 1923.

23. Essays, 1924.

24. The Cat and the Moon and Certain Poems, 1924.

25. The Bounty of Sweden: A Meditation, 1924.

26. Fergus and the Druid, 1925.

27. Autobiographies, 1926.

28. The Resurrection, 1927.

29. Among School Children, 1927.

30. The Winding Stair, 1929.

31. To Rabindranath Tagore, 1931.

32. Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems, 1932.

33. Crazy Jane Poems, 1933.

34. The Words Upon the Window Pane, 1934.

35. Wheels and Butterflies, 1934.

36. The King of the Great Clock Tower, 1934.

37. A Full Moon in March, 1935.

38. A Vision, 2nd ed., 1937.

39. The Herne’s Egg, 1938.

40. Lapis Lazuli, 1938.

41. New Poems, 1938.

42. Introduction to Aphorisms of Yôga, 1938.

43. The Statues, 1939.

44. Last Poems and Two Plays, 1939.

45. To Dorothy Wellesley, [1936] 1940.

46. Pages from a Diary Written in Nineteen Hundred and Thirty, 1944.

47. W. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore: Their Correspondence 1901-1937, 1953.

48. The Letters of W. B. Yeats, 1954.

49. Note, 23 December 1938, 1954.

50. Essays and Introductions, 1961.

51. W. B. Yeats: Explorations, 1962.

52. Letters, 1965.

53. To D. T. Suzuki, 1966.

54. Journal entry, 9 August 1909, 1972.

55. Uncollected Prose, vol. 2, 1975.

56. Note, 1987.

57. Yeats’s Vision Papers, 1992.

58. The Poet and the Actress [1916], 1993.

59. Unpublished materials.

Secondary Materials

60. Are You in the nô?, 1916.

61. Yone Noguchi, A Japanese Poet on W. B. Yeats, 1916.

62. Ernest Boyd, The Irish Renaissance—Renascent, 1919.

63. Hirata Tokuboku [Kiichi], Raichô sentosuru Yeats no fûkaku (Profile of Yeats, who is coming to Japan), 1920.

64. Reviews of Four Plays for Dancers, 1921-22.

65. Noguchi Yonejirô, Yeats to nôgaku, (Yeats and the nô), 1922.

66. Æ (George Russell), Review of The Winding Stair, 1930.

67. Yano Hôjin, Henei (Partial portraits), 1931.

68. Hidaka Tadaichi, Yeats to Nippon no nôgaku (Yeats and Japanese nô plays), 1932.

69. Austin Clarke, The Poetic Drama of Mr. Yeats, 1935.

70. Joseph Hone, W. B. Yeats, 1865-1939, 1943.

71. Ronald Peacock, Yeats, 1946.

72. T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, 1946.

73. Marion Witt, Yeats’ A Dialogue of Self and Soul, 1947.

74. Richard Ellmann, Yeats, the Man and the Masks, 1948.

75. Eric Bentley, Yeats as a Playwright, 1948.

76. Yano Hôjin, Yeats to Nippon (Yeats and Japan), 1948.

77. Sean O’Casey, Inishfallen, Fare Thee Well, 1949.

78. Sangû Makoto, Yeats to Nippon (Yeats and Japan), 1949.

79. T. R. Henn, The Lonely Tower, 1950.

80. Thomas L. Dume, William Butler Yeats: A Survey of His Reading, 1950.

81. Francis J. Thompson, Ezra in Dublin, 1951.

82. Allan Wade, A Bibliography of the Writings of W. B. Yeats, 1951.

83. Iwao Mizuta, A Note on Among School Children, 1952.

84. Hidaka Tadaichi, Yeats no buyôshigeki to Nippon no nôgaku, (Yeats’s dance plays and Japanese nô), 1953.

85. Virginia Moore, The Unicorn, 1954.

86. Spartaco Gamberini, Il teatro di William Butler Yeats, 1954.

87. Nane Jirô, Nô no tenkai (The development of the nô), 1954.

88. Thomas Parkinson, Yeats and Pound: The Illusion of Influence, 1954.

89. Yano Hôjin, Eibungaku yawa (Evening chats on English literature), 1955.

90. John G. Mills, W. B. Yeats and Noh, 1955.

91. Peter Murray, Noh: The Japanese Theatre of Silence, 1955.

92. James Baird, Ishmael, 1956.

93. Itô Michio, Utsukushiku naru kyôshitsu (A classroom for the beautiful), 1956.

94. Itô Michio, Omoide o kataru (Reminiscences), 1956.

95. Anthony Thwaite, A Talk with Itô, 1956.

96. Frank Kermode, The Dancer, 1957.

97. Anthony Thwaite, Yeats and the Noh, 1957.

98. F. A. C. Wilson, W. B. Yeats and Tradition, 1958.

99. Yoshiko Suetsugu, The Influence of Japanese Noh Plays Upon the Symbolist Plays of W. B. Yeats, 1958.

100. Kenneth Rexroth, The Plays of Yeats, 1959.

101. William L. Sharp, W. B. Yeats: A Poet Not in the Theatre, 1959.

102. F. A. C. Wilson, Yeats’s Iconography, 1960.

103. Takeshi Inukai, W. B. Yeats: Influence of Japanese Culture on His Poetry, 1960.

104. Gerald Moore, The Nô and the Dance Plays of W. B. Yeats, 1960.

105. D. J. Gordon and Ian Fletcher, The Poet and the Theatre, 1961.

106. Jean Jacquot, Craig, Yeats et le théâtre d’Orient, 1961.

107. August W. Staub, The ‘Unpopular Theatre’ of W. B. Yeats, 1961.

108. Giovanni Calendoli, La polemica teatrale di W. Buttler [sic] Yeats, 1962.

109. Furukawa Hisashi, Ôbeijin no nôgaku kenkyû (European and American studies of the nô), 1962.

110. Kai Mariko, Yeats no butôshigeki to nôgaku (Yeats’s dance plays and the nô), 1962.

111. Peter Ure, Yeats the Playwright, 1963.

112. Matsuura Kaichi, Yeats no nôgeki mohôno tokushu hitsuzensei: narabini ‘taka no i’ no imi ni tsuite (On the special necessity of Yeats’s imitation of the nô and the meaning of At the Hawk’s Well), 1963.

113. Shôtarô Oshima, W. B. Yeats and Japan, 1963.

114. David Ridgley Clark, Nishikigi and Yeats’s The Dreaming of the Bones, 1964.

115. Prabodh Chandra Ghosh, Poetic Drama and W. B. Yeats, 1964.

116. Lindley Williams Hubbell, Yeats, Pound, and nô Drama, 1964.

117. Matsuura Kaichi, Yeats to kôreijutsu to nôgeki: The Words Upon the Window Pane no shôkai (Yeats and spiritism and the nô, with reference to The Words Upon the Window Pane), 1964.

118. Shôtarô Oshima, The Poetry of Symbolic Tradition in the East and the West, 1964.

119. Roger McHugh, ed., The Theatre of W. B. Yeats, 1965.

120. Curtis B. Bradford, Yeats at Work, 1965.

121. David R. Clark, W. B. Yeats and the Theatre of Desolate Reality, 1965.

122. F. F. Farag, Oriental and Celtic Elements in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats, 1965.

123. Leonard E. Nathan, The Tragic Drama of William Butler Yeats, 1965.

124. Shôtarô Oshima, W. B. Yeats and Japan, 1965.

125. Makoto Ueda, Zeami, Bashô, Yeats, Pound, 1965.

126. Pronoti Baksi, The Noh and the Yeatsian Synthesis, 1965.

127. Prabodhi Chandra Ghosh, Yeats and the nô, 1965.

128. Michael Haerdter, William Butler Yeats—Irisches Theater zwischen Symbolismus und Expressionismus, 1965.

129. E[arl] M[iner], , 1974.

130. Thomas Parkinson, The Later Plays of W. B. Yeats, 1965.

131. Hiro Ishibashi, Yeats and the Noh, 1966.

132. Fahmy Fawzy Farag, The Unpopular Theatre of W. B. Yeats, 1966.

133. Iwao Mizuta, W. B. Yeats and Zen Buddhism, 1966.

134. Yasuko Stucki, Yeats’s Drama and the Nô, 1966.

135. T. E. Hogan, Yeats and the Noh, 1966.

136. William E. Naff, Review of W. B. Yeats and Japan, 1967.

137. G. L. Narang, The Influences behind Yeats’s Dramatic Theory, 1967.

138. Reiko Tsukimura, A Comparison of Yeats’s At the Hawk’s Well and Its Noh Version Taka no izumi, 1967.

139. A. Norman Jeffares, Commentary on the Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats, 1968.

140. Furukawa Hisashi, Yeats to nô (Yeats and the nô), 1968.

141. Masako Seki, Dance in the Plays of W. B. Yeats: The Evolution of the Imagery and Technique of Dance, 1968.

142. Hisashi Furukawa, Yeats and Noh, 1969.

143. Richard Ellmann, Ez and Old Billyum, 1969.

144. Isolde von Bülow, Der Tanz im Drama, 1969.

145. Josephine Johnson, Yeats: What Methods?, 1969.

146. Naitô Shirô, ‘Chôzô’ ni ataeta zen no eikyô (The influence of Zen on The Statues), 1969.

147. Myung Whan Kim, Mythopoetic Elements in the Later Plays of W. B. Yeats and the Noh, 1969.

148. Elling O. Eide, Unai Otome as Helen of Troy, 1970.

149. Myung Whan Kim, The Vision of the Spiritual World in Yeats’s Plays and the Noh, 1970.

150. Richard John Londraville, To Asia for a Stage Convention: W. B. Yeats and the Noh, 1970.

151. Klaus Peter Jochum, Die dramatische Struktur der Spiele von W. B. Yeats, 1971.

152. Denis Donoghue, His Theatre, 1971.

153. John Rees Moore, Plays for Dancers, 1971.

154. Donald Gutierrez, Ghosts Benefic and Malign: The Influence of the ‘Noh Theatre on the Three Dance Plays of Yeats, 1971.

155. Shôtarô Oshima, Yeats and Michio Itô, 1971.

156. Richard Taylor, ‘The Resurrected Christ’: A Modern nô Drama, 1971.

157. Myung Whan Kim, Zenchiku’s Philosophy of Wheels and the Yeatsian Parallel, 1972.

158. Myung Whan Kim, Dance and Rhythm: Their Meaning in Yeats and the Noh, 1972.

159. Shirô Naitô, Yeats and Zen Buddhism, 1972.

160. Shôtarô Oshima, Yeats and the Noh, 1972.

161. Chang Sik Yun, The Tragic Theatre: The Nô and Yeats’s Dance Plays, 1972.

162. Gisella Arcais, W. B. Yeats e il teatro No, 1973.

163. Shamsul Islam, The Influence of Eastern Philosophy on Yeats’s Later Poetry, 1973.

164. S. Ramaswamy, At the Hawk’s Well and the Noh, 1973.

165. Edna G. Sharoni, At the Hawk’s Well, 1973.

166. Shirô Naitô, From Cubism to Zen—Yeats on the Eve of Fascism, 1973.

167. Akhtar Qamber, Yeats and the Noh, 1974.

168. Reg Skene, The Cuchulain Plays of W. B. Yeats, 1974.

169. Ôkubo Naoki, Yôkyoku Nishikigi to Yeats (Nishikigi and Yeats), 1974.

170. Keiko Iwai McDonald, In Search of the Orient: W. B. Yeats and Japanese Tradition, 1974.

171. Gabrielle Rowe, Mask in the Drama of W. B. Yeats, 1974.

172. A. Norman Jeffares, and A. S. Knowland, A Commentary on the Collected Plays of W. B. Yeats, 1975.

173. Derek Mahon, A Few Images, 1975.

174. Ôkubo Naoki, Yeats no shi to nô no fûjyô: Coole no shi o megutte (Yeats’s poetry and the flavour of the nô: the Coole poems), 1975.

175. Thomas R. Rees, Ezra Pound and the Modernization of W. B. Yeats, 1975.

176. Richard Taylor, Assimilation and Accomplishment: nô Drama and an Unpublished Source for At the Hawk’s Well, 1975.

177. Nashed Girgis Hanna, Oriental Influence on the Poetry of W. B. Yeats, 1975.

178. Ian Carruthers, trans., A Translation of Fifteen Pages of Itô Michio’s Autobiography, 1976.

179. James Flannery, W. B. Yeats and the Idea of a Theatre, 1976.

180. Richard Taylor, The Drama of W. B. Yeats: Irish Myth and the Japanese Nô, 1976.

181. Stuart Hirschberg, The Influence of the Japanese Noh Play, Nishikigi, on Yeats’s ‘Crazy Jane’ Poems, 1976.

182. Poh Sim Plowright, Yeats, At the Hawk’s Well, and the Myth of Nô as an Aristocratic Art, 1976.

183. Helen Caldwell, Michio Ito, 1977.

184. Richard Finneran, George Mills Harper, and William M. Murphy, eds., Letters to W. B. Yeats, vol. 2, 1977.

185. Liam Miller, The Noble Drama of W. B. Yeats, 1977.

186. T. J. Cribb, Review of The Drama of W. B. Yeats: Irish Myth and the Japanese , 1977.

187. Shôtarô Oshima, Between Shapes and Shadows, 1977.

188. Bruce Matthew Wilson, The Artifice of Eternity, 1977.

189. K. P. S. Jochum, W. B. Yeats: A Classified Bibliography of Criticism, 1978.

190. Katharine Worth, The Irish Drama of Europe from Yeats to Beckett, 1978.

191. Earl Milner [Miner], The Need for nô, 1978.

192. Andrew Parkin, The Eye of the Mind, 1978.

193. Ya’acov Raz, Will East and West Meet? Yeats’s Experiences with the Japanese Nô Theatre, 1978.

194. Csilla Bertha, A nô dráma Yeatsi válozata, 1979.

195. Csilla Bertha, Egy különös drámai kísérlet a század elején, 1979.

196. Gerald Doherty, W. B. Yeats and Zen, 1979.

197. Hyakunari Akira, Yeats to nô (Yeats and the nô), 1979.

198. Ann Peyton, Yeats, Zen, and the Theatre of Enlightenment, 1979.

199. Richard P. Brown, Some Notes on Yeats and the Noh, 1980.

200. Naresh Guha, W. B. Yeats and Japan, A Select Bibliography, 1980.

201. Toshimitsu Hasegawa, Yeats and the Noh, 1980.

202. Matsuyama Akio, Yeats buyôgeki to nôgaku (Yeats’s dance plays and the nô), 1980.

203. Matsuyama Akio, Yeats to kyôgen’ (Yeats and kyôgen), 1980.

204. Emiko Sakurai, The Noh Plays of Kenneth Rexroth, 1980.

205. Jacqueline Genet, ed., William Butler Yeats, 1981.

206. †Csilla Bertha, Yeats nó drámái, 1981.

207. Ôno Mitsuko, ‘Daitokeitô no ô’ kara ‘Sangatsu no mangetsu’ e: Yeats ni okeru gekitekitôitsu to nô e no kaiki (From The King of the Great Clock Tower to A Full Moon in March: A return to dramatic unity and the nô), 1981.

208. John Louis Styan, Symbolist Drama in English: Yeats and the Japanese Noh Drama, 1981.

209. Diana Poteat Hobby, William Butler Yeats and Edmund Dulac, A Correspondence: 1916-1938, 1981.

210. Florence Franchi, Ulick O’Connor, W. B. Yeats et le nô Japonais, 1982.

211. Bruce M. Wilson, ‘From Mirror after Mirror’: Yeats and Eastern Thought, 1982.

212. Terence Diggory, Yeats and American Poetry, 1983.

213. Christopher Innes, Edward Gordon Craig, 1983.

214. A. S. Knowland, Yeats: Dramatist of Vision, 1983.

215. N. V. Tishunina, Zhanrovoe svoeobrazie ‘teatra masok’ U. B. Ietsa, 1983.

216. Muriel C. Bradbrook, Yeats and the Noh Drama of Japan, 1983.

217. Csilla Bertha, Spiritual Realities and National Concerns in Yeats’s Noh Plays, 1983.

218. Florence Franchi, L’influence des Four Plays for Dancers de W. B. Yeats et le théâtre européen contemporain, 1983.

219. Sang-Kyong Lee, Versuche einer nô-Adaptation durch William Butler Yeats, 1983.

220. Gerald Doherty, The World That Shines and Sounds: W. B. Yeats and Daisetz Suzuki, 1983.

221. Takahashi Yasunari, Yeats to nô (Yeats and the nô), 1983.

222. Karen Dorn, Players and Painted Stage, 1984.

223. Okifumi Komesu, The Double Perspective of Yeats’s Aesthetic, 1984.

224. Shirô Naitô, Yeats and Zen, 1984.

225. Susan Valeria Harris Smith, Masks in Modern Drama, 1984.

226. Richard Taylor, A Reader’s Guide to the Plays of W. B. Yeats, 1984.

227. Richard Londraville, I Have Longed for Such a Country: The Cuchulain Cycle as Peking Opera, 1984.

228. Edward O’Shea, A Descriptive Catalogue of W. B. Yeats’s Library, 1985.

229. Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux, Yeats and the Visual Arts, 1986.

230. Heather C. Martin, W. B. Yeats: Metaphysician as Dramatist, 1986.

231. Andrzej Ciuk, The Analysis of Application of the Noh Technique in W. B. Yeats’s Purgatory, 1986.

232. Liam Miller, The Eye of the Mind: Yeats and the Theatre of the Imagination, 1986.

233. Masaru Sekine, Yeats and the Noh, 1986.

234. Peter Van de Kamp, Yeats’s Noh-Noh Drama, 1986.

235. Yasunari Takahashi, The Ghost Trio: Beckett, Yeats, and Noh, 1986.

236. Maeve Good, The Landscape of Tragedy, 1987.

237. Galina Bauzyte, Japonu teatras no ir V. B. Jeitso dramaturgija (The nô and Yeats’s drama), 1987.

238. Suheil Badi Bushrui, Yeats, India, Arabia, and Japan, 1987.

239. Okifumi Komesu, At the Hawk’s Well and Taka No Izumi in a ‘Creative Circle’, 1987.

240. B. N. Prasad, Yeats and the Noh Plays of Japan, 1987.

241. A. Norman Jeffares, W. B. Yeats: A New Biography, 1988.

242. Barbara Hayley, Lafcadio Hearn, W. B. Yeats and Japan, 1988.

243. John Vukmirovich, Politics of the Heart: W. B. Yeats’ The Dreaming of the Bones and Nishikigi, 1988.

244. Yoko Chiba, W. B. Yeats and Noh: From ‘Japonism’ to Zen, 1988.

245. Glenda Leeming, Later Yeats: The Noh Plays and After, 1989.

246. Richard Londraville, The Dramatic Function of Yeats’s Dreaming Back, 1989.

247. Masaru Sekine, Four Plays for Dancers: Japanese Aesthetics and a European Mind, 1989.

248. Julia Alexandra Polinsky, ‘Thought Through my Eyes’: Reading the Possible Worlds of Yeats’s Plays, 1989.

249. Shirô Naitô, Yeats’s Epiphany, 1990.

250. Masaru Sekine, Christopher Murray, and Augustine Martin, Yeats and the Noh, 1990.

251. Keith Owen Tribble, Claudel, Yeats and the Noh, 1990.

252. Steven Putzel, Poetic Ritual and Audience Response: Yeats and the Nô, 1991.

253. Allan Blondé, The Japanese Nô Play in Plays of William Butler Yeats and in Benjamin Britten’s Curlew River, 1991.

254. John De Gruchy, W. B. Yeats’s Japan: More Myth than Reality, 1991.

255. Yoko Chiba, The Shamanistic Elements in Yeats and Noh, 1992.

256.Edward Larrissy, Framing Ireland, 1994.

257. Sylvia C. Ellis, Japan, Japonisme and Japonaiserie, 1995.

258. Masaru Sekine, Noh and Yeats, 1995.

259. Melinda Morrow, Ritual Strangeness: Elements of Noh in THE ONLY JEALOUSY OF EMER, 1999.

260. See also.





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