Selected Poems by W. B. Yeats
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Selected Poems

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Selected Poems by W. B. Yeats

Book Description

This selection of the works of W B Yeats, includes the final book from the unfairly neglected narrative poem "The Wanderings of Oisin" and a number of lyrics from Yeats' work as poetic dramatist. It breaks new ground by allowing the reader to engage with a dozen poems in alternative versions; in many other cases it provides significant variants, so that Yeats's struggle to revise his poetry can be experienced with unusual immediacy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141181257
ISBN-10: 0141181257
Format: Paperback
(201mm x 134mm x 17mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 25-May-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - W. B. 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 is Professor of English at the University of Bristol.

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