BL. W. B. Yeats

88. Parkinson, Thomas. ‘Yeats and Pound: The Illusion of Influence’. Comparative Literature 6 (1954): 256-64.

Included in a larger argument that Pound’s influence on Yeats has been overstated are notes about the nô: Pound introduced Yeats to the nô and he was ‘smitten’, but the plays ‘encouraged and strengthened’ tendencies already apparent in his drama instead of ‘shap[ing] and chang[ing]’ it.







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