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Autobiographies Chapter Summary & Analysis - Reveries over Childhood and Youth, Summary

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Reveries over Childhood and Youth, Summary and Analysis

Autobiographies is a collection of works by W.B. Yeats that explores his life from childhood up until he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. The book is divided into six separate works, each one covering a different point of Yeats' life that he chronicled in essay or diary form. This book gives insight into the poet from his own point of view, sharing with the reader an intimate portrait of his life that might not be available through the biographies written by other people who were not as privy to Yeats' personal writings. This book is a must for fans of Yeats who have always wondered what events in his life influenced particular works that have inspired generations of readers.

Yeats' earliest memories were of his grandparents and their home in Sligo. Yeats remembered...

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