BEST-LOVED YEATS

Edited by
Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald
Best-Loved Yeats

An illustrated collection of forty of Yeats' best-loved works, on topics including Love, Politics, Old Age, Myth and Legend includes people, places and events that were important to him.

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96 pages
Size:
196x130 mm
ISBN:
9781847171481

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9781847174338
Category Poetry

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I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams …

Some of the most famous lines in Irish poetry come from the pen of William Butler Yeats, poet, patriot, dramatist and senator. This illustrated collection of forty of his best-loved works, on Love, Politics, Old Age, Myth and Legend includes people, places and events that were important to him.

Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald grew up in County Clare. She is a graduate of NUI Galway and University College Dublin where she studied Archaeology. Mairéad taught Irish and History before working in publishing for many years. Being invited by OBP to write books allows her to indulge her passion for research into Ireland's history, archaeology and literature.

the author 'has consciously chosen poems which reflect Yeats the man and poet as well as portraying his vision of Ireland'

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