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"If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise." -- William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats (; 13 June 1865 — 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years Yeats served as an Irish Senator for two terms. He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival, and along with Lady Gregory and Edward Martyn founded the Abbey Theatre, serving as its chief during its early years. In 1923 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for what the Nobel Committee described as "inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation." He was the first Irishman so honored. Yeats is generally considered one of the few writers who completed their greatest works after being awarded the Nobel Prize; such works include The Tower (1928) and The Winding Stair and Other Poems (1929).

Yeats was born and educated in Dublin but spent his childhood in County Sligo. He studied poetry in his youth, and from an early age was fascinated by both Irish legends and the occult. Those topics feature in the first phase of his work, which lasted roughly until the turn of the century. His earliest volume of verse was published in 1889, and those slow paced and lyrical poems display debts to Edmund Spenser and Percy Bysshe Shelley, as well as to the Pre-Raphaelite poets. From 1900, Yeats' poetry grew more physical and realistic. He largely renounced the transcendental beliefs of his youth, though he remained preoccupied with physical and spiritual masks, as well as with cyclical theories of life. Over the years, Yeats adopted many different ideological positions, including, in the words of the critic Michael Valdez Moses, "those of [the] radical nationalist, classical liberal, reactionary conservative and millenarian nihilist".

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Total Books: 361
The Wild Swans at Coole A Facsimile Edition
2017 - The Wild Swans at Coole a Facsimile Edition [Yeats Facsimile Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781501106040
ISBN-10: 150110604X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Collected Poems
2016 - Collected Poems [Macmillan Collector's Library] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781909621640
ISBN-10: 1909621641
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Four Years
2015 - Four Years (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781519703224
ISBN-10: 1519703228
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Synge and The Ireland of His Time
2015 - Synge and the Ireland of His Time (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781519703378
ISBN-10: 1519703376
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Wild Swans at Coole
2015 - The Wild Swans at Coole (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781519703552
ISBN-10: 1519703554
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Wind Among the Reeds
2015 - The Wind Among the Reeds [annotated] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781519152862
ISBN-10: 1519152868
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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When You Are Old Early Poems Plays and Fairy Tales
2015 - When You Are Old Early Poems Plays and Fairy Tales (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143107644
ISBN-10: 014310764X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Vision The Revised 1937 Edition The Collected Works of WB Yeats Volume XIV
Penguin Drop Caps Complete Set
The Trembling of the Veil
2014 - The Trembling of the Veil (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781502598691
ISBN-10: 1502598698
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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When You Are Old Early Poems and Fairy Tales
2014 - When You Are Old Early Poems and Fairy Tales [Penguin Drop Caps] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780143126386
ISBN-10: 0143126385
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Collected Works of WB Yeats Volume XIII A Vision The Original 1925 Version
The Collected Works of WB Yeats Vol II The Plays
2011 - The Collected Works of Wb Yeats Vol II the Plays (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781451656442
ISBN-10: 1451656440
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Countess Cathleen
2011 - The Countess Cathleen [TREDITION CLASSICS] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783842428010
ISBN-10: 3842428014
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Sixteen Poems
2011 - Sixteen Poems (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781241631895
ISBN-10: 1241631891
Genre: History
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The Winding Stair and Other Poems A Facsimile Edition
2011 - The Winding Stair and Other Poems a Facsimile Edition (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781416589921
ISBN-10: 1416589929
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Responsibilities and other poems
2010 - Responsibilities and Other Poems (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780857928009
ISBN-10: 0857928007
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Rose
2010 - The Rose (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781161475913
ISBN-10: 1161475915
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Cathleen Ni Houlihan
2010 - Cathleen Ni Houlihan (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781161518122
ISBN-10: 1161518126
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The Collected Works of WB Yeats Vol X Later Article Uncollected Articles Reviews and Radio Broadcast
The First Yeats Poems by W B Yeats 1889-1899
2010 - The First Yeats Poems By W B Yeats 1889-1899 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781857549959
ISBN-10: 1857549953
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2010 - Poems (Paperback)
2009 - Poems 1899-1905 [1906] (Hardcover)
2008 - Rose [La - franais-anglais] (Paperback)
2008 - Celtic Twilight [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
2007 - Later Poems [Forgotten Books] (Paperback)
2007 - The Collected Works of Wb Yeats Volume IV Early Essays [Collected Works of W B Yeats] (Hardcover)
 
2006 - Samhain (Paperback)
2006 - Wb Yeats Poems [Highbridge Classics] (Audio CD)Audio Cassette
2005 - Great Irish Short Stories [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)
2004 - Selected Poems [Collector's Poetry Library] (Hardcover)
2002 - William Butler Yeats [Poetry for Young People] (Hardcover)
1999 - The Collected Works of Wb Yeats Vol III Autobiographies [Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, Vol 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
 
1998 - Shadows (Paperback)
1997 - Easter 1916 and Other Poems [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)
1997 - The Playboy of the Western World and Two Other Irish Plays [Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics] (Paperback)Paperback
1996 - W B Yeats Poems [Highbridge Classics] (Audio Cassette)Audio CD
1994 - The Collected Works of Wb Yeats Vol V Later Essays [Collected Works of W B Yeats] (Hardcover)Hardcover
 
1994 - Irish Fairy and Folk Tales [Modern Library Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1993 - Early Poems [Dover Thrift Editions] (Paperback)
1977 - Speckled Bird [Yeats studies series] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1970 - Samhain 1901-1908 [English Little Magazines; No 14] (Hardcover)
1966 - Modern English Writers [The Pageant of Literature] (Paperback)
The Countess Kathleen and Various Legends and Lyrics [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
The Table of the Law the Adoration of the Magi [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
The Shadowy Waters [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)Paperback
The Hour-glass a Morality [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
The Hour-glass and Other Plays [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
Hour Glass Cathleen Ni Houlihan the Pot of Broth [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
The King's Threshold [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
The Golden Helmet [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
Poems Written in Discouragement 1912-1913 [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
Responsibilities Poems and a Play [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
Michae Robartes and the Dancer [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
Four Plays for Dancers [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)Paperback
Mosada a Dramatic Poem [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems [Collected Works of William Butler Yeats] (Other)
W B Yeats [Poets for pleasure] (Audio Cassette)
Pieces 1892 1911 [French Edition] (Paperback)
L'escalier En Spirale [French Edition] (Paperback)
Derniers Pomes [1936-1939 - French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
Teatro Irlandes [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Yeats 30 Poemas [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Rosa Secreta La [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)