The Collected Works of William Butler Yeats

The Collected Works of William Butler Yeats This Halcyon Classics collection contains dozens of works by William Butler Yeats one of the foremost figures of th Century English language poetry drama and literature Yeats is best kn

  • Title: The Collected Works of William Butler Yeats
  • Author: W.B. Yeats
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  • Page: 243
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  • This Halcyon Classics collection contains dozens of works by William Butler Yeats, one of the foremost figures of 20th Century English language poetry, drama, and literature Yeats 1865 1939 is best known for his poetry, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923, the first Irish writer so honored.Yeats was born and educated in Dublin, studying poetryThis Halcyon Classics collection contains dozens of works by William Butler Yeats, one of the foremost figures of 20th Century English language poetry, drama, and literature Yeats 1865 1939 is best known for his poetry, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923, the first Irish writer so honored.Yeats was born and educated in Dublin, studying poetry in his youth From an early age he was fascinated by both Irish legends and the occult Those topics feature in the first phase of his work, which lasted roughly until the turn of the century His earliest volume of poetry was published in 1889 Yeats was also an important figure in the Irish Literary Revival, and a fervent Irish nationalist as well.Contents Poetry CollectionsIn the Seven WoodsMichael Robartes and the DancerThe Celtic TwilightThe Green Helmet and Other PoemsThe Wild Swans and CooleDramaThe Countess CathleenThe Hour GlassThe Land of Heart s DesireThe Unicorn from the StarsFictionIrish Fairy TalesRosa AlchemicaStories of Red HanrahanThe Secret RoseBiographyFour YearsSynge and the Ireland of His TimeThis unexpurgated edition contains the complete text with errors and omissions corrected.

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      William Butler Yeats pronounced je ts was an Irish poet and dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years Yeats served as an Irish Senator for two terms He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival, and along with Lady Gregory and Edward Martyn founded the Abbey Theatre, serving as its chief during its early years In 1923 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for what the Nobel Committee described as inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation He was the first Irishman so honored Yeats is generally considered one of the few writers who completed their greatest works after being awarded the Nobel Prize such works include The Tower 1928 and The Winding Stair and Other Poems 1929.Yeats was born and educated in Dublin but spent his childhood in County Sligo He studied poetry in his youth, and from an early age was fascinated by both Irish legends and the occult Those topics feature in the first phase of his work, which lasted roughly until the turn of the century His earliest volume of verse was published in 1889, and those slow paced and lyrical poems display debts to Edmund Spenser and Percy Bysshe Shelley, as well as to the Pre Raphaelite poets From 1900, Yeats poetry grew physical and realistic He largely renounced the transcendental beliefs of his youth, though he remained preoccupied with physical and spiritual masks, as well as with cyclical theories of life from

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