Collected Poems - Macmillan Collector's Library (Hardback)
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Collected Poems - Macmillan Collector's Library (Hardback)

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Hardback 480 Pages
Published: 14/07/2016
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As well as being one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century and the recipient of the 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is the greatest lyric poet that Ireland has produced.

Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features an illuminating introduction by author and academic Dr Robert Mighall.

Yeats’ early work includes the beguiling 'When You are Old', 'The Cloths of Heaven' and 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' but, unusually for a poet, Yeats's later works, including 'Parnell's Funeral', surpass even those of his youth. All are present in this volume, which reproduces the 1933 edition of W. B. Yeats's Collected Poems.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781909621640
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 266 g
Dimensions: 157 x 102 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

It is universally agreed that Yeats became a great poet - Denis Donoghue, The Irish Times

“The Second Coming” is proof that a perfect poem can still go viral in a distinctly predigital way: that it’s become a part of the culture’s water supply - Nick Tabor, The Paris Review

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