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William Butler Yeats: the Byzantium poems.

Richard J. Finneran

William Butler Yeats: the Byzantium poems.

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Published by Merrill Pub. Co. in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Yeats, W. B. 1865-1939,
    • Yeats, W. B. 1865-1939,
    • Ireland -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Richard J. Finneran.
      SeriesThe Merrill literary casebook series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5904.S253 F5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5076454M
      ISBN 100675093376
      LC Control Number74113590


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In a world full of Modernism, he stuck closely to traditional forms. While contemporary poets like T. Eliot and Ezra Pound were busy breaking down the entire history of poetic form, writing poems that jammed all sorts of forms together into a poem that started to work like a great big set of Tinker Toys, Yeats stuck to.

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Total Poems: He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven. A Song From 'The Player Queen' The Second Coming. Yeats's first book of poems, The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems, was published in In the long title poem he began his celebration of the ancient Irish heroes Oisin, Finn, Aengus, and St.

Patrick. This interest was evident also in his collection of Irish folklore, Fairy and Folk Tales (). Byzantium - Deep Desires that Transcend Time William Butler Yeats wrote two poems which are together known as the Byzantium series.

The first is "Sailing to Byzantium," and its sequel is simply named "Byzantium.". The former is considered the easier of the two to understand. William Butler Yeats. Sailing to Byzantium.

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