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Early Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Publisher Comments:

One of the greatest poets of the century, Yeats drew upon Irish folklore and myth as inspiration for much of his early poetry. Mythic themes and others are masterfully explored in this rich selection of 134 poems published between 1889 and 1914. Included are such favorites as "Lake Isle of Innisfree," "When You Are Old," "Down by the Salley Gardens," "The Stolen Child," "Fergus and the Druid," "To the Rose upon the Rood of Time," "The Song of Wandering Aengus," "The Fascination of Whats Difficult" and many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Rich selection of 134 poems published between 1889 and 1914: "Lake Isle of Innisfree," "When You Are Old," "Down by the Salley Gardens,"  many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Rich selection of 134 poems published between 1889 and 1914: "Lake Isle of Innisfree," "When You Are Old," "Down by the Salley Gardens," "The Stolen Child," "Fergus and the Druid," "To the Rose upon the Rood of Time," "The Song of Wandering Aengus," many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines.

Table of Contents

Crossways

  The Song of the Happy Shepherd

  The Sad Shepherd

  "The Cloak, the Boat, and the Shoes"

  Anashuya and Vijaya

  The Indian upon God

  The Indian to His Love

  The Falling of the Leaves

  Ephemera

  the Madness of King Goll

  The Stolen Child

  To an Isle in the Water

  Down by the Salley Gardens

  The Meditation of the Old Fisherman

  the Ballad of Father O'Hart

  The Ballad of Moll Magee

  The Ballad of the Foxhunter

The Rose

  To the Rose upon the Rood of Time

  Fergus and the Druid

  The Death of Cuchulain

  The Rose of the World

  The Rose of Peace

  The Rose of Battle

  A Faery Song

  The Lake Isle of Innisfree

  A Cradle Song

  The Pity of Love

  The Sorrow of Love

  When You Are Old

  The White Birds

  A Dream of Death

  A Dream of a Blessed Spirit

  Who Goes with Fergus?

  The Man Who Dreamed of Faeryland

  The Dedication to a Book of Stories Selected from the Irish Novelists

  The Lamentation of the Old Pensioner

  The Ballad of Father Gilligan

  The Two Trees

  To Some I Have Talked with by the Fire

  To Ireland in the Coming Times

The Wind Among the Reeds

  The Hosting of the Sidhe

  The Everlasting Voices

  The Moods

  Aedh Tells of the Rose in His Heart

  The Host of the Air

  Breasal the Fisherman

  A Cradle Song

  Into the Twilight

  The Song of Wandering Aengus

  The Song of the Old Mother

  The Fiddler of Dooney

  The Heart of the Woman

  Aedh Laments the Loss of Love

  Mongan Laments the Change That Has Come upon Him and His Beloved

  Michael Robartes Bids His Beloved Be at Peace

  Hanrahan Reproves the Curlew

  Michael Robartes Remembers Forgotten Beauty

  A Poet to His Beloved

  Aedh Gives His Beloved Certain Rhymes

  "To My Heart, Bidding It Have No Fear"

  The Cap and Bells

  Th Valley of the Black Pig

  Michael Robartes Asks Forgiveness Because of His Many Moods

  Aedh Tells of a Valley Full of Lovers

  Aedh Tells of the Perfect Beauty

  Aedh Hears the cry of the Sedge

  Aedh Thinks of Those Who Have Spoken Evil of His Beloved

  The Blessed

  Th Secret Rose

  Hanrahan Laments Because of His Wanderings

  The Travail of Passion

  The Poet Pleads with His Friend for Old Friends

  Hanrahan Speaks to the Lovers of His Songs in Coming Days

  Aedh Pleads with the Elemental Powers

  Aedh Wishes His Beloved Were Dead

  Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

  Mongan Thinks of His Past Greatness

In the Seven Woods

  In the Seven Woods

  The Arrow

  The Folly of Being Comforted

  The Withering of the Boughs

  Adam's Curse

  The Song of Red Hanrahan

  The Old Men Admiring Themselves in the Water

  Under the Moon

  The Players Ask for a Blessing on the Psalteries and Themselves

  The Rider from the North

The Green Helmet and Other Poems

  His Dream

  A Woman Homer Sung

  The Consolation

  No Second Troy

  Reconciliation

  King and No King

  Peace

  Against Unworthy Praise

  The Fascination of What's Difficult

  A Drinking Song

  The Coming of Wisdom with Time

  "To a Poet, Who Would Have Me Praise Certain Bad Poets, Imitators of His and of Mine"

  A Lyric from an Unpublished Play

  Upon a Threatened House

  These Are the Clouds

  At Galway Races

  A Friends Illness

  All Things Can Tempt Me

  The Young Man's Song

Responsibilities

  "["Pardon, old fathers, if you still remain"]"

  The Grey Rock

  To a Wealthy Man Who Promised a Second Subscription to the Dublin Municipal Gallery if It Were Proved the People Wanted Pictures

  September 1913

  To a Friend Whose Work Has come to Nothing

  Paudeen

  To a Shade

  When Helen Lived

  "The Attack on 'The Playboy of the Western World,' 1907"

  The Three Beggars

  The Three Hermits

  Beggar to Beggar Cried

  Running to Paradise

  The Hour Before Dawn

  The Player Queen (Song from an Unfinished Play)

  The Realists

  I. The Witch

  II. The Peacock

  The Mountain Tomb

  To a Child Dancing in the Wind

  A Memory of youth

  Fallen Majesty

  Friends

  The Cold Heaven

  That the Night Come

  An Appointment

  I. The Magi

  II. The Dolls

  A Coat

Alphabetical List of Titles

Alphabetical List of First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486278087
Author:
Yeats, William Butler
Author:
Yeats, W. B.
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Ireland Poetry.
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
19
Publication Date:
19931231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.25 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by ,
Rich selection of 134 poems published between 1889 and 1914: "Lake Isle of Innisfree," "When You Are Old," "Down by the Salley Gardens,"  many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by ,
Rich selection of 134 poems published between 1889 and 1914: "Lake Isle of Innisfree," "When You Are Old," "Down by the Salley Gardens," "The Stolen Child," "Fergus and the Druid," "To the Rose upon the Rood of Time," "The Song of Wandering Aengus," many more. Note. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines.
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