Item 127 - Letter from W. B. Yeats to R.C. Trevelyan

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TRER/17/127

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Letter from W. B. Yeats to R.C. Trevelyan

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  • 16 June [1931?] (Creation)

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42, Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin. - Thanks Trevelyan for sending "Fand", which he has just read: was a 'very charming invention' to bring the Yew Tree and the 'dead lover [?] Baile' into the drama; found the 'wavering rythms [sic] & the arrangement of the rimes full of emotion'. Trevelyan has 'learned a lot from the Japanese' which Yeats himself was 'shut out from' when he wrote his own play "On Baile's Strand". Is 'scratching' [?] this because he cannot sleep, his ''work or the weather is to blame'. Thinks Trevelyan should have 'used a dance for climax', which perfects this kind of play where a 'dramatic crisis of the ordinary kind' spoils it. Will read the rest of the book in a few days; his head is 'full of abstractions' as he is writing an essay about Berkeley.

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