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Selected Early Poems

W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats was born in 1865 in Ireland, and his childhood and adolescence were spent in Ireland and England. His lifelong concerns are evident in his earliest poetry: history, mythology, and the occult; soon he also took up politics and drama, and he helped found the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. In 1922, he became a senator of the Irish Free State, and he won the Nobel Prize in 1923. The following poems represent his best work through 1921.


The S4N Pocket Poems Series presents classic long poems and books of poetry as they were originally presented, free of interpretation and notes, and in an attractive size that can be carried and read anywhere.



Book Details

  • Publisher: S4n Books
  • Publish Date: Dec 1st, 2023
  • Pages: 110
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 6.00in - 4.00in - 0.23in - 0.15lb
  • EAN: 9780979870781
  • Categories: European - English, Irish, Scottish, WelshSubjects & Themes - Love & EroticaSubjects & Themes - Political & Protest

About the Author

Yeats, W. B.: - William Butler Yeats was born in 1865 in Ireland, and his childhood and adolescence were spent in Ireland and England. His lifelong concerns are evident in his earliest poetry: history, mythology, and the occult; soon he also took up politics and drama, and he helped found the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. In 1922, he became a senator of the Irish Free State, and he won the Nobel Prize in 1923. The following poems represent his best work through 1921.

Praise for this book

"No one can doubt the genius of Yeats." - Harold Bloom


"One of those 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