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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2020, 3(10); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2020.031001.

W.B. Yeats’ Spiritual Gardens - Innisfree, Coole Park and Byzantium


Wenjia Gao

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Wenjia Gao

College of  Foreign Language, Capital Normal University, Beijing 100048, China


William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. He was born in the period of Industrial Revolution and Ireland National Movement, the turmoil of the society made him more clear-headed and he expressed his pursuit of great art and Ireland spirits in his works. There were also many brilliant places that can be regarded as his spiritual gardens in his poetry. Three poems from his different stages are selected to analyzed his different attitudes toward life with the changes of the world.


W.B.Yeats, Ireland, art, spiritual gardens

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Wenjia Gao. W.B. Yeats’ Spiritual Gardens - Innisfree, Coole Park and Byzantium. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2020) Vol. 3, Issue 10: 1-8. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2020.031001.


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