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Saddlemyer, Ann

Overview
Works: 193 works in 602 publications in 2 languages and 9,644 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Biography  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Fiction  Poetry  Sources  Manuscripts 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other
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Most widely held works by Ann Saddlemyer
Becoming George : the life of Mrs. W.B. Yeats by Ann Saddlemyer( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'I, the poet William Yeats ... Restored this tower for my wife George' claims the lovely six-line poem in which Yeats dedicates the renovation of Thoor Ballylee. But the poem's truth conceals another, and different truth - that they worked together at the restoration, and it was largely her vision and hands that created a dwelling from the former ruins. Just how symbolic this is, of the close but largely hidden collaboration between them, is revealed by this deeply-researched life of George Yeats - the first full-scale biography of a woman of remarkable gifts and generous self concealment." "For the first time, this woman is allowed to take centre stage. Drawing on memoirs and a wealth of unknown and unpublished sources, this biography by the distinguished scholar Ann Saddlemyer reveals someone much more significant than just 'Mrs. W.B. Yeats' - a personality at once visionary and practical, and an important figure in twentieth-century literary history."--Résumé de l'éditeur
Early stages : theatre in Ontario, 1800-1914 by Ann Saddlemyer( )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays covers a number of facets of the growth of theatre in Ontario
The world of W.B. Yeats by Robin Skelton( Book )

11 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to Molly; John Millington Synge to Maire O'Neill, 1906-1909 by John Millington Synge( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected letters of John Millington Synge by John Millington Synge( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre business : the correspondence of the first Abbey Theatre directors : William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory, and J.M. Synge by William Butler Yeats( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of W.B. Yeats : essays in perspective by Robin Skelton( Book )

16 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Gregory, fifty years after( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In defence of Lady Gregory, playwright by Ann Saddlemyer( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected work by J. M Synge( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.B. Yeats and George Yeats : the letters by William Butler Yeats( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of letters written between the poet and his wife which discussed the development of his writing, their family and friends, and the social, artistic, and political scene in Ireland
In Wicklow, West Kerry, and Connemara by John Millington Synge( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riders to the sea ; The shadow of the glen ; The tinker's wedding ; The well of the saints ; The playboy of the western world ; Deirdre of the sorrows by J. M Synge( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tower (1928) : manuscript materials by William Butler Yeats( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"W. B. Yeats's The Tower, first published in 1928 and later revised a number of times, arrived in its final form after many years of dedicated labor. Yeats here is concerned with the "rooting of mythology in the earth," binding almost every poem to the image of Thoor Ballylee, the building in the west of Ireland that he saw as a permanent symbol of his work. Still considered one of the seminal volumes of modern poetry, its themes are both intensely personal and determinedly universal: old age and its attendant problems, the relationship between Nature and Art, the natural and the supernatural or spiritual, the self and the world. In her unsigned review of the collection, Virginia Woolf was to declare, "Mr Yeats has never written more exactly and more passionately."" "Yet the poet was never satisfied, and in this volume we can trace the alterations, some subtle and others startling, of the hard-earned technique resulting in such major works as "Sailing to Byzantium," "Among School Children," "Leda and the Swan," and "Meditations in Time of Civil War." Materials include transcriptions and photographs of the earliest recoverable drafts and selected transcriptions from the most interesting manuscripts and annotated typescripts. Collations of closely related materials, including printed readings preceding the 1928 volume, are attached to transcriptions of the texts to which they lead or from which they stem. Appendixes reveal the different ordering of titles in The Tower that Yeats provided both before and after 1928"--Jacket
J.M. Synge and modern comedy by Ann Saddlemyer( Book )

15 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Later stages : essays in Ontario theatre from the First World War to the 1970s( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some letters of John M. Synge to Lady Gregory and W.B. Yeats by John Millington Synge( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected plays by Gregory( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected plays by Gregory( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.M. Synge: plays by John Millington Synge( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Becoming George : the life of Mrs. W.B. Yeats
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The collected letters of John Millington SyngeTheatre business : the correspondence of the first Abbey Theatre directors : William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory, and J.M. SyngeLady Gregory, fifty years afterW.B. Yeats and George Yeats : the lettersIn Wicklow, West Kerry, and ConnemaraRiders to the sea ; The shadow of the glen ; The tinker's wedding ; The well of the saints ; The playboy of the western world ; Deirdre of the sorrowsThe tower (1928) : manuscript materialsLater stages : essays in Ontario theatre from the First World War to the 1970s
Alternative Names
Saddlemyer, Ann

Saddlemyer, Eleanor Ann

Saddlemyer, Eleanor Ann 1932-

Languages
English (201)

Spanish (1)