The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats - Book 1, The Complete Poetry of William Butler Yeats : Chapter 8, New Poems (1938) Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, The Complete Poetry of William Butler Yeats : Chapter 8, New Poems (1938) Summary

This chapter covers pages 300-350. These pages include another large set of poetic writings. This begins shortly after this set of poems has begun. The second poem, entitled Lapis Lazuli, is the first of this set of pages. There are 34 poems linked together. The rest of the writings covered by this chapter's summary all come under the heading of Last Poems (1938-1939). There are 13 of these. The other 6 poems of the collection will be covered in the following chapter.

Lapis Lazuli is distinctively 20th century in that the author discusses contemporary technology. He refers to the Zeppelin, which went the way of the 8 track audio tape. It was a functional technology but was cut from those systems that maintain a strong position for decades or centuries after...

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