By William Butler Yeats
First released in 1891, John Sherman and Dhoya used to be Yeats's 3rd separate e-book. The tales have been revised and reprinted within the 1908 Collected Works in Verse and Prose yet now not released back in Yeats's lifetime.
John Sherman, Yeats's simply accomplished try out at life like fiction, info the identify character's trouble: He needs to make a choice from lifestyles in London and marriage to Margaret Leland, an English lady, and existence in eire and marriage to a early life sweetheart, Mary Carton. as well as containing quite a few autobiographical components (for example, town of Ballah is modeled on Yeats's Sligo), the novelette treats lots of Yeats's continual issues, similar to the talk among nationality and cosmopolitanism and the clash among what he might later name the Self and the Anti-Self. in any case, Sherman reaffirms his Irish roots, and Margaret Leland's affections are transferred to Sherman's buddy, the Reverend William Howard.