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IN AN UNUSUAL ARTICLE in a recent issue of The Irish Book Review William McCormack reflected on the lack of reaction to his book Blood Kindred. The book deals with Yeats's fixation with family, allied to his engagement in the 1920's and 30's with extreme right-wing politics.
McCormack is on firmer ground dealing with Yeats's conscious connections With an extended "blood kindred," that included many unsavory characters from the murky world of fascist politics: his support for L'Action francoise in the 1920's, the flirtation with.
He answers that for him Yeats was on "too many occasions." Blood Kindred is not a demolition job on Yeats, but rather an exploration of a complex and contradictory man.