John P. Frayne & Colton Johnson, eds., Uncollected Prose by W. B. Yeats, Vol. 2: Reviews, articles, and Other Miscellaneous Prose, 1897-1939 (London: Macmillan 1975).

CONTENTS

List Of Illustrations, 11; Acknowledgement, 12; Preface, 13; Introduction, 19; ERRATA to VOL. I, 516; INDEX to VOLS. I & II, 517.

Uncollected Prose, Vol. 2


  • Young Ireland [review of Duffy’s Young Ireland] (The Bookman, Jan. 1897) 33.
  • Mr. John O’Leary [review of O’Leary’s Recollections of Fenians and Fenianism (The Bookman, Feb. 1897), p.35.
  • The ’98 Centenary (United Ireland, March 20, 1897), p.37.
  • Mr. Arthur Symons’ New Book [review of Amoris Victima] (The Bookman, April, 1897), p.38.
  • Miss Fiona Macleod [review of Macleod’s [William Sharp’s] Spiritual Tales, Tragic Romances and Barbaric Tales (The Sketch, April 28, 1897), p.42.
  • The Treasure of the Humble [review of Maeterlinck’s The Treasure of the Humble (The Bookman, July, 1897), p.45.
  • Mr. Standish O’Grady’s Flight of the Eagle [review] (The Bookman, Aug. 1897), p.47.
  • Aglavaine and Selysette [review of Maeterlinck’s Aglavaine and Selysette (The Bookman, Sept. 1897), p.51.
  • The Tribes of Danu (The New Review, Nov. 1897), p.54.
  • Three Irish Poets [article on A.E. Nora Hopper and Lionel Johnson] (The Irish Homestead, Dec. 1897), p.70.
  • The Prisoners of the Gods (Nineteenth Century, Jan. 1898), p.74.
  • Mr. Lionel Johnson’s Poems [review of Ireland, with Other Poems (The Bookman, Feb. 1898), p.88.
  • Mr. Rhys’ Welsh Ballads [review] (The Bookman, April, 1898), p.91.
  • The Broken Gates of Death (Fortnightly Review, April, 1898), p.94.
  • Le Mouvement Celtique: Fiona Macleod [article with a review of The Laughter of Peterkin ( L’Irlande Libre, April I, 1898), p.108.
  • ‘A.E.’s Poems [review of The Earth Breath (The Sketch, April 6, 1898), p.111.
  • Le Mouvement Celtique: 11 - M. John O’Leary (L’Irlande Libre, June I, 1898), p.113.
  • Mr. Lionel Johnson and Certain Irish Poets (Dublin Daily Express, Aug. 27, 1898), p.115.
  • Celtic Beliefs About the Soul [review of Meyer’s and Nutt’s translation of The Voyage of Bran (The Bookman, Sept. 1898), p.118.
  • The Poetry of ‘A.E.’ (Dublin Daily Express, Sept. 3, 1898), p.121.
  • The Poems and Stories of Miss Nora Hopper (Dublin Daily Express, Sept. 24, 1898), p.124.
  • John Eglinton and Spiritual Art (Dublin Daily Express, Oct. 29, 1898), p.128.
  • A Symbolic Artist and the Coming of Symbolic Art (The Dome, Dec. 1898), p.132.
  • Important Announcement -Irish Literary Theatre (Dublin Daily Express, Jan. 12, 1899), p.137.
  • The Irish Literary Theatre (Dublin Daily Express, Jan. 14, 1899), p.139.
  • High Crosses of Ireland (Dublin Daily Express, Jan. 28, 1899), p.142.
  • Notes on Traditions and Superstitions (Folk-Lore, March, 1899), p.145.
  • The Academic Class and the Agrarian Revolution (Dublin Daily Express, March 11, 1899), p.148.
  • Irish Literary Theatre. Lecture by Mr. W. B. Yeats delivered 23 April 1899] (The Irish Literary Society Gazette, June, 1899), p.153.
  • Plans and Methods (Beltaine, May, 1899), p.159.
  • The Irish Literary Theatre (Literature, May 6, 1899), p.162.
  • The Dominion of Dreams [review of MacLeod’s The Dominion of Dreams (The Bookman, July, 1899), p.164.
  • Ireland Bewitched (Contemporary Review, Sept. 1899), p.167.
  • The Literary Movement in Ireland (North American Review, Dec. 1899), p.184.
  • The Irish Literary Theatre (The Irish Literary Society Gazette, Jan. 1900), p.196.
  • The Irish Literary Theatre, 1900 (The Dome, Jan. 1900), p.198.
  • Plans and Methods (Beltaine, Feb. 1900), p.201.
  • ‘Maive’ and Certain Irish Beliefs (Beltaine, Feb. 1900), p.204.
  • A Correction (Dublin Daily Express, March 30, 1900), p.207.
  • ‘The Last Feast of the Fianna’, ‘Maive’ and ‘The Bending of the Bough’ in Dublin (Beltaine, April, 1900), p.209.
  • Noble and Ignoble Loyalties (The United Irishman, April 21, 1900), p.211.
  • The Freedom of the Press in Ireland (The Speaker, July 7, 1900), p.213.
  • Irish Fairy Beliefs [review of Deeny’s Peasant Lore from Gaelic Ireland (The Speaker, July 14, 1900), p.216.
  • Irish Witch Doctors (Fortnightly Review, Sept. 1900), p.219.
  • Irish Language and Irish Literature (The Leader, Sept. 1, 1900), p.236.
  • The Great Enchantment (All Ireland Review, Sept. 22, 1900), p.242.
  • Mr. Yeats’s Jug (The Leader, Nov. 10, 1900), p.243.
  • A Postscript to a Forthcoming Book of Essays by Various Writers (All Ireland Review, Dec. 1, 1900), p.244.
  • On a Letter to the Daily Mail (Academy, May 4, 1901), p.246.
  • At Stratford-on-Avon (The Speaker, May 11, 1901), p.247.
  • A Correction (Dublin Daily Express, Aug. 5, 1901), p.252.
  • About an ‘Interview’ (Free Lance, Sept. 21, 1901), p.253.
  • John Eglinton (The United Irishman, Nov. 9, 1901), p.255.
  • Literature and the Conscience (The United Irishman, Dec. 7, 1901), p.262.
  • Favourite Books of 1901 (Academy, Dec. 7, 1901), p.264.
  • Egyptian Plays (review of the performance of Farr’s and Shakespear’s The Beloved of Hathor and The Shrine of the Golden Hawk (The Star, Jan. 23, 1902), p.265.
  • Away (Fortnightly Review, April, 1902), p.267.
  • Mr. Yeats’ New Play [interview about Cathleen ni Houlihan] ( The United Irishman, April 5, 1902), p.283.
  • The Acting at St. Teresa’s Hall [notes on performance of A.E.’s Deirdre, and Cathleen ni Houlihan (The United Irishman, April 12, 1902), p.284.
  • The Gaelic Movement and the Parliamentary Party (The Echo, April 25, 1902), p.286.
  • The Acting at St. Teresa’s Hall (The United Irishman, April 26, 1902), p.291.
  • Mr. Churton Collins on Blake (The Times Literary Supplement, May 30, 1902), p.p.293.
  • The Hill of Tara (The Times, June 27, 1902), p.294.
  • The Freedom of the Theatre (The United Irishman, Nov. 1, 1902), p.295.
  • A Canonical Book (review of Lady Gregory’s Poets and Dreamers: The Bookman, May, 1903), p.299.
  • Irish Plays and Players (Academy, May 16, 1903), p.303.
  • The King’s Visit (Freeman’s Journal, July 13, 1903), p.304.
  • Flaubert and the National Library (The Irish Times, Oct. 8, 1903), p.305.
  • The Irish National Theatre and Three Sorts of Ignorance (The United Irishman, Oct. 24, 1903), p.306.
  • We are Unlike the English in All Except Language (The New York Daily News, March 4, 1904), p.308.
  • Emmet the Apostle of Irish Liberty (The Gaelic American, March 5, 1904), p.310.
  • The Best Book from Ireland (The Daily News, May 11, 1904), p.327.
  • The Irish National Theatre (The Gael, June, 1904), p.328.
  • Note on the Performing Rights of his Plays (The United Irishman, June 4, 1904), p.329.
  • Mr. George Moore and the Royal Hibernian Academy (Dublin Daily Express, Dec. 7, 1904), p.330.
  • J. M. Synge’s ‘The Shadow of the Glen’ (The United Irishman, Jan. 28, 1905), p.331.
  • J. M. Synge’s ‘The Shadow of the Glen’ (The United Irishman, Feb. 4, 1905), p..334.
  • J. M. Synge’s ‘The Shadow of the Glen’ (The United Irishman, Feb. 11, 1905), p.336.
  • America and the Arts (The Metropolitan Magagine, April, 1905), p.338.
  • The Watts Pictures (Dublin Daily Express, Jan. 26, 1906), p.342.
  • A Note on ‘The Mineral Workers’, and Other Notes (The Arrow, Oct. 20, 1906), p.345.
  • Notes (Samhain, Dec. 1906), p.347.
  • The Controversy over the Playboy (The Arrow, Feb. 23, 1907), p.348.
  • Notes (The Arrow, June I, 1907), p.353.
  • A Corinthian Club Dinner (The Leader, Nov. 30, 1907), p.355.
  • W. Fay’s Resignation (The Dublin Evening Mail, Jan. 14, 1908), p.357.
  • The Abbey Theatre (The Dublin Evening Mail, Jan. 16, 1908), p.358.
  • A Correction (The Dublin Evening Mail, Jan. 17, 1908), p.360.
  • The Abbey Theatre (The Dublin Evening Mail, Jan. 18, 1908), p.361.
  • Mr. W. B. Yeats and ‘The Piper’ (Dublin Daily Express, Feb. 17, 1908), p.361.
  • Mr. W. Fay and the Abbey Theatre (The Dublin Evening Mail, May 21, 1908) 363.
  • British Association Visit to the Abbey Theatre (Special Abbey Theatre programs, Sept. 4 and Sept. 8, 1908), p.364.
  • Events (Samhain, Nov. 1908), p.370.
  • The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet, Statement by the Directors (The Arrow, Aug. 25, 1909), p.377.
  • The Irish National Theatre (The Times, June 16, 1910), p.380.
  • The Art of the Theatre (The New Age, June 16, 1910), p.382.
  • The Tragic Theatre (The Mask, Oct. 1910), p.384.
  • Abbey Theatre, New System of Scenery (Evening Telegraph, Jan. 9, 1911), p.393.
  • The Folly of Argument (The Manchester Playgoer, June, 1911), p.394.
  • The Theatre of Beauty (Harper’s Weekly, Nov. 11, 1911), p.397.
  • The Story of the Irish Players (Chicago Sunday Record-Herald, Feb. 4, 1912), p.402.
  • Stage Scenery (The Times, Sept. 13, 1912), p.405.
  • Dublin Fanaticism (The Irish Worker, Nov. 1, 1913), p.405.
  • Mr. W. B. Yeats and Ghosts (The Irish Times, Nov. 3, 1913), p.407.
  • The Playboy (The Times, Dec. I, 1913), p.408.
  • ‘The Playboy’ at Liverpool (The Times, Dec. 4, 1913), p.409.
  • Mr. W. S. Blunt (The Times, Jan. 20, 1914), p.410.
  • Poetry’s Banquet (Poetry, April, 1914), p.412.
  • A Chance for the National Gallery (The Observer, Dec. 10, 1916), p.414.
  • Sir Hugh Lane’s Pictures (The Observer, Dec. 17, 1916), p.416.
  • Sir Hugh Lane’s Pictures (The Morning Post, Dec. 19, 1916), p.419.
  • Sir Hugh Lane’s Pictures (Spectator, Dec. 23, 1916), p.420.
  • The Hugh Lane Pictures (The Observer, Dec. 24, 1916), p.423.
  • Sir Hugh Lane’s Pictures (The Times, Dec. 28, 1916), p.426.
  • Dublin and the Hugh Lane Pictures (The Observer, Feb. 3, 1918), p.428.
  • Major Robert Gregory (The Observer, Feb. 17, 1918), p.429.
  • Sir Hugh Lane and the National Gallery (The Times Literary Supplement, March 31, 1921), p.431.
  • From Democracy to Authority (The Irish Times, Feb. 16, 1924), p.433.
  • A Memory of Synge (The Irish Statesman, July 5, 1924), p.436.
  • To All Artists and Writers (To-Morrow, Aug. 1924), p.438.
  • Compulsory Gaelic (The Irish Statesman, Aug. 2, 1924), p.439.
  • An Undelivered Speech (The Irish Statesman, March 14, 1925), p.449.
  • The Bounty of Sweden (The Sunday Times, Aug. 9, 1925), p.453.
  • The Child and the State (The Irish Statesman, Dec. 5 and 12, 1925), p.454.
  • The Need for Audacity of Thought (The Dial, Feb. 1926), p.461.
  • A Defence of the Abbey Theatre (The Dublin Magazine, April June, 1926), p.465.
  • Memorial to the Late T. W. Lyster [Yeats’s speech at the dedication of the Lyster memorial, published in June, 1926], p.470.
  • The Hugh Lane Pictures (The Times, July 29, 1926), p.472.
  • Sympathy with Mrs. O’Higgins (The Irish Times, July 14, 1927), p.476.
  • The Censorship and St. Thomas Aquinas (The Irish Statesman, Sept. 22, 1928), p.477.
  • The Irish Censorship (The Spectator, Sept. 29, 1928), p.480.
  • Wagner and the Chapel of the Grail (The Irish Statesman, Oct. 13, 1928), p.485.
  • Ireland, 1921-1931 (Spectator, Jan. 30, 1932), p.486.
  • Gypsy Prize Winners, 1932 (The Gypsy, March, 1933), p.490.
  • The Great Blasket, review of Maurice O’Sullivan’s Twenty Years A-Growing Spectator, June 2, 1933), p.492.
  • The Growth of a Poet (The Listener, April 4, 1934), p.495.
  • Abbey Theatre and the Free State (The Sunday Times, Oct. 7, 1934), p.499.
  • Poems: by Margot Ruddock with Prefatory Notes on the Author (The London Mercury, July, 1936), p.501.
  • ‘I Became an Author’ (The Listener, Aug. 4, 1938), p.506.

    APPENDIX to VOL. I:

  • Poems by Miss Tynan (Dublin Evening Herald, Jan. 2, 1892), p.511.
  • The Chain of Gold. By Standish O’Grady [unsigned review] (The Bookman, Nov. 1895), p.515

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