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Best-Loved Yeats

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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Hardback: 96 pages
Size:196x130 mm
ISBN: 9781847171481

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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.

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms.

Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald

Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald grew up in County Clare. She was 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 allowed her to indulge her passion for research into Ireland's history, archaeology and literature. Mairead died in March 2022.

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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The Moon Spun Round

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Also by Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald:

Castles of Ireland
Exploring the World of Colmcille
A Terrible Beauty

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