BL. W. B. Yeats

45. To Dorothy Wellesley, 25 December 1936. In Letters on Poetry from W. B. Yeats to Dorothy Wellesley. London: Oxford UP, 1940. Reprint, 1964.

Includes an early draft of Imitated from the Japanese (41a), and notes about its composition: ‘I have been in bed unable to do anything but sleep, yesterday I got up for the first time. I made this poem out of a prose translation of a Japanese Hokku in praise of Spring’. See also 139.






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