The following abbreviations, where they relate to common sources in Yeats studies, are largely in line with those of the Yeats Annual.  These works are also listed separately in the Bibliography.
AuAutobiographies (London: Macmillan, 1955).
AV AA Vision: An Explanation of Life Founded upon the Writings of Giraldus and upon certain Doctrines attributed to Kusta Ben Luka (London: T. Werner Laurie, Ltd., 1925). See also CVA.
AV BA Vision (London: Macmillan, 1962).
BYVHazard Adams, The Book of Yeats’s Vision: Romantic Modernism and Antithetical Tradition (Ann Arbor MI: University of Michigan Press, 1995).
CLThe Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, general editor: John Kelly (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986, 1997, 1994).
CVAA Critical Edition of Yeats’s A Vision (1925), eds. George Mills Harper and Walter Kelly Hood (London: Macmillan, 1978).
E&IEssays and Introductions (London and New York: Macmillan, 1961).
Ex Explorations, selected by Mrs W. B. Yeats (London: Macmillan, 1962; New York: Macmillan, 1963).
IYRichard Ellmann, The Identity of Yeats (1954; 2nd ed. London: Faber & Faber, 1964).
LThe Letters of W. B. Yeats, ed. Allan Wade (London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1954; New York: Macmillan, 1955).
LTWBYLetters to W. B. Yeats, eds. Richard J. Finneran, George Mills Harper and William M. Murphy with Alan B. Himber (London: Macmillan; New York: Columbia University Press, 1977). 2 vols.
MemMemoirs: Autobiography - First Draft: Journal, transcribed & ed. Denis Donoghue (London: Macmillan, 1972; New York: Macmillan, 1973).
MRWBYGraham Hough, The Mystery Religion of W. B. Yeats (Brighton: Harvester Press, 1984).
MythMythologies (London and New York: Macmillan, 1959).
MYVGeorge Mills Harper, The Making of Yeats’s “A Vision”: A Study of the Automatic Script, 2 vols. (London: Macmillan; Carbondale and Edwardsville, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987).
NCA. Norman Jeffares, A New Commentary on the Poems of W. B. Yeats (London: Macmillan; Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1984).
OBMVThe Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1895-1935, chosen by W. B. Yeats (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1936).
PEPA Packet for Ezra Pound, (Dundrum: Cuala, 1929).
SABarbara Croft, “Stylistic Arrangements”: A Study of William Butler Yeats’s A Vision (London: Associated University Presses, 1987).
TSMCW. B. Yeats and T. Sturge Moore: Their Correspondence, 1901-1937, ed. Ursula Bridge (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul; New York: Oxford University Press, 1953).
TUVirginia Moore, The Unicorn: W. B. Yeats’ Search for Reality (New York NY: Macmillan, 1954).
VPThe Variorum Edition of the Poems of W. B. Yeats, eds. Peter Allt and Russell K. Alspach (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1957; corrected 3rd printing 1966.
VPlThe Variorum Edition of the Plays of W. B. Yeats,ed. Russell K. Alspach assisted by Catherine C. Alspach (London and New York: Macmillan, 1966; corrected 2nd printing 1966).
VSRThe Secret Rose, Stories by W. B. Yeats: A Variorum Edition eds. Phillip L. Marcus, Warwick Gould and Michael J. Sidnell (Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, 1981).
WWB The Works of William Blake Poetic, Symbolic, and Critical, edited with lithographs of the illustrated "Prophetic Books," and a memoir and interpretation, eds. Edwin John Ellis and William Butler Yeats, 3 vols. (London: Bernard Quaritch, 1893).
YAYeats Annual (London: Macmillan, 1982-2000; Palgrave, 2001-), referred to by issue number.
YAACTSYeats: An Annual of Critical and Textual Studies (publishers vary, 1983-), referred to by issue number.
YLA Descriptive Catalog of W. B. Yeats’s Library, Edward O’Shea, (New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1985), cited by item number.
YM&MRichard Ellmann, Yeats: The Man and the Masks (2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979).
YOYeats and the Occult, ed. George Mills Harper (Toronto: Macmillan of Canada; Niagara Falls NY: Maclean-Hunter Press, 1975).
YPMMorton Irving Seiden, William Butler Yeats: The Poet as Mythmaker 1865-1939 (East Lansing MI: Michigan State University Press, 1962).
YTYeats and the Theatre ed. Robert O’Driscoll and Lorna Reynolds (Toronto: Macmillan of Canada; Niagara Falls NY: Maclean-Hunter Press, 1975).
YVPYeats’s Vision Papers (London: Macmillan, 1992), George Mills Harper (General Editor) assisted by Mary Jane Harper; see the Bibliography for the editors of individual volumes.


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