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Ireland's Heart: Best Loved Poems of W.B. Yeats

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ISBN: 9780717190867
AuthorYeats, W.B.
Pub Date01/09/2022
BindingHardback
Pages176
Publisher: Gill
Quick overview This beautifully designed gift book includes a selection of over seventy of Yeats's best loved poems. These are complemented by a wide range of paintings, prints and drawings, the majority by Irish or Irish-based artists and often artists who were contemporaries of the poet.
€19.99

W.B. Yeats was one of Ireland's greatest writers and arguably the finest twentieth-century poet in the English language. This book brings together over seventy of his poems from all stages of Yeats's extraordinary life: a wonderful legacy that shows, without a doubt, that his heart belonged to Ireland - 'I am', he wrote, 'of Ireland'. Each poem is beautifully complemented by a wide range of paintings, prints and drawings, the majority by Irish or Irish-based artists and often ones who were contemporaries of the poet. Many of the pictures can be seen in Irish public collections, particularly the National Gallery of Ireland. Complete with a detailed introduction and brief notes on the artists, this is the perfect gift for any Yeats fan.

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W.B. Yeats was one of Ireland's greatest writers and arguably the finest twentieth-century poet in the English language. This book brings together over seventy of his poems from all stages of Yeats's extraordinary life: a wonderful legacy that shows, without a doubt, that his heart belonged to Ireland - 'I am', he wrote, 'of Ireland'. Each poem is beautifully complemented by a wide range of paintings, prints and drawings, the majority by Irish or Irish-based artists and often ones who were contemporaries of the poet. Many of the pictures can be seen in Irish public collections, particularly the National Gallery of Ireland. Complete with a detailed introduction and brief notes on the artists, this is the perfect gift for any Yeats fan.

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