A Yeats Dictionary. Persons and Places in the Poetry of W.B. Yeats. University Microfilms-Xerogaphy, 1967. Fine copy in wrappers. Facsimile of the thesis submitted for a Doctrate of Philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy, Columba University. Subsequebty published by Syracuse Uni. Press in 1968. For William Butler Yeats, poetic license sometimes meant misquoting writers or misspelling Irish words. This reference guide illuminates the poetry of the Irish writer by highlighting geographical, historical and literary references from classical antiquity to Irish culture.