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The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats
The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats | William Butler Yeats
With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex.W. B. Yeats was Romantic and Modernist, mystical dreamer and leader of the Irish Literary Revival, Nobel prizewinner, dramatist and, above all, poet. He began writing with the intention of putting his 'very self' into his poems. T. S. Eliot, one of many who proclaimed the Irishman's greatness, described him as 'one of those few whose history is the history of their own time, who are part of the consciousness of an age which cannot be understood without them'. For anyone interested in the literature of the late nineteenth century and the twentieth century, Yeats's work is essential.This volume gathers the full range of his published poetry, from the hauntingly beautiful early lyrics (by which he is still fondly remembered) to the magnificent later poems which put beyond question his status as major poet of modern times. Paradoxical, proud and passionate, Yeats speaks today as eloquently as ever.
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TheSpineView
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wanderinglynn Yeats is one of my fave poets. ❤️ 1w
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TheSpineView Love it!❤ 11mo
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DivineDiana
The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats | William Butler Yeats
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I shared a Yeats poem this morning for #poemsbeforephones . Just discovered that today is the anniversary of his death.

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dreadamara I LOVE Yeats. When You Are Old is my absolute favorite. Thanks for sharing! 12mo
GripLitGrl @dreadamara 😊💛 12mo
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Becker ❤️Yeats❤️ 12mo
Bookishthoughts 👏👏 12mo
TheBookHippie My fav!!! 12mo
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GripLitGrl
COLLECTED POEMS OF W.B. YEATS | William Butler Yeats
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A bit late with #ManicMonday #letterY @JoScho
📚 YOU 📝 William Butler Yeats
📺 Younger 🍓Yogurt

Sresendez12 I love Younger! Can‘t wait for summer for it to come back on 12mo
JoScho 💜💜💜 12mo
GripLitGrl @Sresendez12 me too!🤗 12mo
GripLitGrl @JoScho ☺💕 12mo
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Some are moved to tingles from scissors or slow hand movements. My a.s.m.r? Every time I read this startlingly sublime poem by W.B. Yeats.
Complete with my scrawling uni notes.
I love this poem💜💖💜

Becker I love Yeats and this poem is one of his many bests. So powerful.❤️ 13mo
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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyDec18 Day 14: A beautiful, lofty being, heroically #Found. How soulful. Love Yeats!

TK-421 Beautiful ❤️ 13mo
Paula3 😍 13mo
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Bookishthoughts 💗💗 14mo
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Cathythoughts 💚💚💚 1y
VeganCleopatra 😆 this feels accurate. 1y
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KarenUK Love this 💕 2y
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wanderinglynn
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Thanks for this giveaway opportunity @Amandajoy

There isn‘t just one book that inspired my trip to Ireland 🇮🇪 and my vacation wasn‘t completely literary themed, but I did spend a good portion seeing where some of these authors & poets lived.

JoyNorstrom Way before the television show (2004/5?), my mother and I traveled to Scotland in part because of the Outlander series. We stayed in some of the key towns, visited Culloden, etc. My mother was single and loves to embarrass me so told everyone she was searching for her own Jamie. 😂 2y
wanderinglynn @JoyNorstrom That sounds like a fabulous trip! (Well, except the embarrassing part - although that sounds like something my mom would do too!) z😂 2y
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Leftcoastzen
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Another way to collect writers.Aripex the philatelic show was here this weekend so I indulged.I have to admit I was not familiar with New Zealand‘s Baxter and Mason,thanks Wikipedia.These take up a lot less space than books, but you put them in books.....😃

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Seshat
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Happy Valentine's Day.

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Blaire
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One of my favorite poets. The Lake Isle of Inisfree always makes me feel at peace. When I️ graduates high school my English teacher gave me a copy of “the song of wandering aengus.” I️ keep copies of both with me and reread it in moments of doubt and anxiety. Here is 1919. #novemberbythenumbers #poetry #day19

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Heideschrampf
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Look at my new favorite pub! And look at which street corner it's at, @Moray_Reads !

LeahBergen Ohhhh! 😍 2y
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Poetry makes my heart sing. Thought of this one by Yeats immediately for the #lost prompt for #quotsynov17. Heroically lost, heroically found. ❤️ #quotsy @TK-421

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Cathythoughts
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#septembowie #magicdance @Marchpane @Cinfhen " Oh chestnut tree, great rooted blossomer . Are you the leaf , the blossom, or the bole ? O body swaying to music , O brightening glance, how can we KNOW THE DANCER FROM THE DANCE ? " . The #magicdance of the child

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COLLECTED POEMS OF W.B. YEATS | William Butler Yeats
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One of my favorite poems by one of my favorite poets. #poetry #aprilbookshowers

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"Beloved, let your eyes half close, and your heart beat
Over my heart, and your hair fall over my breast,
Drowning love's lonely hour in deep twilight of rest,
And hiding their tossing manes and their tumultuous feet." #WBYeats

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Merethebookgal
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Here's a little Yeats poetry for you- happy St. Patrick's Day! #irishauthors #marchintoreading

ReadingEnvy It reminds me of the Cranberries song, Year's Grave. 3y
Crash Love Yeats. 3y
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Seshat
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Detail of that Easton Press cover. #bookmail #bookishmail

LeahBergen Oooo! I have this one, too! 👏🏻 3y
Seshat @LeahBergen It is so pretty. 3y
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Seshat
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I actually got an Easton Press edition of Yeats. For $15. It is stunning.

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wanderlustywriter
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For some reason I can't get this poem out of my head today 🤔

Edit: I think it's super telling that every single person I've come across on Litsy appears to have political views similar to mine. Almost as if the other side isn't so big on the reading ...

BookHermit The third line has been on repeat in my head all week 3y
wanderlustywriter @BookHermit For me it's "And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches towards DC, I mean Bethlehem, to be born?" 3y
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Marchpane
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vivastory One of my favorite poets. Love "Sailing to Byzantium" 3y
Marchpane @vivastory So many great ones. I also love No Second Troy. 3y
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‘The work is done,‘ grown old he thought, ‘According to my boyish plan; Let the fools rage, I swerved in naught, Something to perfection brought‘; But louder sang that ghost, ‘What then?‘

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cerebrodegato
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A couple of days ago I read an article about 2nd hand books and how they affect the book business because we don't pay the real price of the book and none of the profits goes to the author or the industry which makes those books. But at the same time, 2nd hand books have a lot of pros and cons too. What do you think about it?

P.D.: Nice comic by Jacob Andrews. 😂

#SecondHandBooks #SecondHand #2ndHand #UsedBooks #BuyingBooks #JacobAndrews

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WhitneyElaine
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"let us part, ere the season of passion forget us..."

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I have no child, I have nothing but a book / Nothing but that to prove your blood and mine.

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I don't think myself capable of passing an exam on this. 😭
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No me creo capaz de aprobar un examen sobre esto.😭

#Yeats #Poetry #IrishPoetry #WBYeats #Ireland #Irlanda #Poesia #PoesiaIrlandesa #Poems

MrBook You can do it! 😎👏🏻👌🏻 3y
MrBook I had an exam on Yeats back in college. Great material. 3y
cerebrodegato @MrBook I hope so! 😂 It's been a while since the last time I did poetry in class... 3y
MrBook ☺️👍🏻 3y
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Marchpane
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One of my favourite Yeats poems. #poetry

MrBook Love Yeats 😊👍🏻! 3y
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Crash
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When I get stuck in a rut I turn to Yeats.

Merethebookgal I love Yeats! 💗 3y
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WHEN you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;

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FourofFiveWits
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Happy belated 151st birthday to my favorite poet William Butler Yeats.

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brendanmleonard
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"We know their dream; enough
To know they dreamed and are dead;
And what if excess of love
Bewildered them till they died?"
HBD to WB Yeats, born today in 1865. He's one of the first poets I truly loved & one of my favorite poets. His work on grief, loss, and memory still retains relevance.

ramblingsofareader I love Yeats, his poetry is seriously amazing! 4y
Crash Absolutely love Yeats! 4y
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Who's read W. B. Yeats? I love his poetry so much. I think it's perfect for fantasy fans AND for lovers of all things Irish.

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To all our friends on Litsy, Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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