English Language and Literature ETDs

Publication Date

6-1-1951

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate elements of Celtic mythology in the Poetry of George Russell and William Butler Yeats. The plan to be followed in this study is first to summarize the latest concepts of myth in its relationship to literature; second to present a brief summary of the relationship of Celtic mythology to the revival period in Ireland in the nineteenth century; third to illustrate the importance of Celtic mythology on the poetry of Russell and Yeats, and in particular to suggest the basic difference in the concept of mysticism by these two writers.

Degree Name

English

Level of Degree

Masters

Department Name

English

First Committee Member (Chair)

N/A

Second Committee Member

N/A

Third Committee Member

Wallis D. Jacobs

Language

English

Document Type

Thesis

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