• “From Hafiz”: Irish Orientalism, Persian poetry, and W B Yeats

      Scharbrodt, Oliver; University of Chester (Harvard University Press, 2015-09-24)
      This book chapter investigates the reception of and views on Persian mystical poetry within literary and intellectual circles in Ireland at the turn from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, focusing on William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), the leading figure of the cultural and literary Irish Renaissance in this period.