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W.b. Yeats - A Book of Irish Verse - 9780415289832 - V9780415289832
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A Book of Irish Verse

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Description for A Book of Irish Verse Paperback. Originally published in 1895, this outstanding collection of Irish verse was part of Yeats' campaign to establish a tradition of Irish poetry fit for the dawn of a new age in Ireland's history. Editor(s): Yeats, W. B. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 127 x 11. Weight in Grams: 236.
In 1895 the thirty-year-old W.B. Yeats, already established as one of Ireland's leading poets and folklorists, published this outstanding collection of Irish verse as part of his campaign to establish a tradition of Irish poetry fit for the dawn of a new age in Ireland's history. This Routledge Classics edition, complete with a specially commissioned introduction by acclaimed writer and critic John Banville, is essential reading for all who appreciate good literature.

Product Details

Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Series
Routledge Classics
Condition
New
Weight
235g
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415289832
SKU
V9780415289832
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About W.b. Yeats
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939). One of the great poets of the modern age. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Poetry in 1923.

Reviews for A Book of Irish Verse
'Yeats was one of the few whose history is the history of their own time, who are a part of the consciousness of an age which cannot be understood without them.' - T.S. Eliot 'You were silly like us; your gift survived it all;The parish of rich women, physical decay, yourself;Mad Ireland hurt you into poetry.' - W.H Auden, ... Read more

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