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Selected Poems

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Description for Selected Poems Paperback. Features a selection of the works of W B Yeats, which includes the narrative poem "The Wanderings of Oisin". This title also includes poems in alternative versions; and in many other cases it provides significant variants, so that Yeats' struggle to revise his poetry can be experienced with unusual immediacy. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 256.
W.B. Yeats's Selected Poems is edited with an introduction and notes by Timothy Webb in Penguin Modern Classics. Few have lived their ideas so passionately and nobly as W.B. Yeats in his love affairs, politics and poetry. From his youth in the 1880s, a fertile dreamer rediscovering and remaking the Irish tradition, he grew into a great and innovative poet of the twentieth century. This selection of Yeats's work includes the final book from the unjustly neglected narrative poem The Wanderings of Oisin and a number of lyrics from Yeats's work as poetic dramatist. This edition breaks new ground ... Read more

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About William Yeats
W B Yeats (1865 - 1939) is one of the great and innovative poets of the twentieth century. Much of his most vigorous verse on love, sex, Irish and international politics, the complexities of the occult and the 'sedentary toil' of poetry was producedin the years between his fiftieth birthday in 1915 and his death in 1939. Timothy Webb ... Read more

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