W. B. Yeats: Poems

W. B. Yeats: Poems

by William Butler Yeats
     
 

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This compelling collection spans Yeats's career: from the poems of his early years, which display his interest in Irish myths and his hopeless passion for Irish patriot Maud Gonne, to the soaring, majestic poems of his old age. Works of precision, economy and sensuous, lyrical beauty, they include "The Lake Isle of Innisfree," "The Wild Swans at Coole,"…  See more details below

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This compelling collection spans Yeats's career: from the poems of his early years, which display his interest in Irish myths and his hopeless passion for Irish patriot Maud Gonne, to the soaring, majestic poems of his old age. Works of precision, economy and sensuous, lyrical beauty, they include "The Lake Isle of Innisfree," "The Wild Swans at Coole," "Byzantium," and "Leda and the Swan."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565111479
Publisher:
HighBridge Company
Publication date:
07/01/1996
Series:
Classics Ser.
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
4.38(w) x 0.84(h) x 7.16(d)

Meet the Author

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS (1856-1939) was one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. Born in Dublin, a leader of the Irish Renaissance, he dreamed of creating a new cultural identity for his country. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923.

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