The Collected Works, Vol. 3: Autobiographies
by W.B. Yeats
Autobiographies consists of six autobiographical works that William Butler Yeats published together in the mid-1930s to form a single, extraordinary memoir of the first fifty-eight years of his life, from his earliest memories of childhood to winning the Nobel Prize for Literature. This volume provides a vivid series of personal accounts of a wide range of figures, and it...more
Paperback, 560 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Touchstone
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Perfect, very much like Chronicles vol. 1. Or maybe it's the other way 'round and Dylan's Yeatsian. Two great, very similar books, though. Books that you never really read, you just keep revisiting. Yeats writes simply, sumptuously, clearly. Then once a page he'll give an image or metaphor that, no matter how simple it inherently is, blows yah mind.
William Butler Yeats (pronounced /ˈjeɪts/) 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, se...moreMore about W.B. Yeats...