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By Yeats, William Butler; Yeats, William Butler; Finneran, Richard J.; Harper, George Mills

Prepared jointly for the 1st time, thirty-two introductions through W. B. Yeats to the works of such literary greats as William Blake, J.M. Synge, woman Gregory, Oscar Wilde and extra

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Mann, Jr, Noelene P. Martin, Grace Perez, Ruth Senior, E. Jean Smith,Evelyn Smith, Sandra K. Stelts, and Daniel A. Zager. I am particularly grateful to the library staffs at the British Library;Cornell University; Emory University; the Library Company of Philadelphia; the University of Maryland; the National Galleryof Ireland; the National Library of Ireland; the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection, New York Public Library; the PeabodyInstitute, Baltimore; the University of Pennsylvania; the Pennsylvania College of Optometry; Pennsylvania State University;the Philadelphia Free Library; Princeton University; the State University of New York, Stony Brook; the Harry Ransom HumanitiesResearch Center, University of Texas, Austin; and Villanova University.

Research travel for this volume wassupported, in part, by Pennsylvania State University’s Institute for the Arts and Humanistic Studies, Department of English,and the College of the Liberal Arts Fund for Research; by the National Endowment for the Humanities; and by my parents, towhom this volume is dedicated, along with the late Liam Miller who would have been pleased by this volume that begins to answer his call, some twenty years ago, for an annotated, accurate edition of Yeats’s prose. O. LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS The following abbreviations are used in the editorial apparatus; additional abbreviations that are confined to the list ofemendations to the copy-texts are explained at the head of that list.

35). Yeats’s factual errors that might simplybe his poor spelling or a printer’s misreading of Yeats’s handwriting are emended and marked with a dagger. Examples are Yeats’sstatements that Maria Edgeworth was born at ‘Hare Hack’ (p. 31) rather than ‘Hare Hatch’, and that William Allinghamlived at ‘Whitby’ (p. 18) rather than ‘Witley’. Spelling emendation has been avoided except for proper names and the titles of works. Thus, in the introduction to Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry I have retained the copy-text’s random mixture of six instances of ‘among’ and five instances of ‘amongst’.

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