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"Born in 1865, W.B.Yeats inhabited a world in which, according to the evolutionists, social theorists and, later, psychoanalysts, a man's destiny was determined by factors beyond his control. Against such reductivism, Yeats set the liberating energies of the imagination and passions; for him, as for Blake, the road of excess led to the place of wisdom."
Disclaimer: this quote appears here only to spark discussion. It is not endorsed one way or the other. Make up your own mind. Or just refresh the page for another viewpoint. From a collection assembled by the late Chris Brand.