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A New Biography Focuses on What Yeats Did, Not Who He Was

Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews R.F Foster's biography "W.B. Yeats a Life : The Apprentice Mage 1865-1914 Vol 1. This first volume covers the years 1865 through 1914, a time during which Yeats met his great love and the subject of some of his finest poems, Maude Gonne. This is also the period in which the poet, along with Lady Gregory and John Millington Synge created the famous Abbey Theater and wrote some of his finest poems.

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