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Joseph Skipsey, the 'peasant poet', and an unpublished letter from W. B. Yeats (2016)
Journal Article
Tait, G. (2016). Joseph Skipsey, the 'peasant poet', and an unpublished letter from W. B. Yeats. Literature and History, 25(2), 134-149. doi:10.1177/0306197316669264

This article examines an unpublished letter from Yeats to the ‘pitman-poet’ Joseph Skipsey, which gives new insight into the early career of Yeats and a deeper understanding of the possibilities and capabilities of the Victorian working-classes. It a... Read More