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This collection of Yeats's literary, critical, and political essays includes many well-know essays, such as "The Symbolism of Poetry," "J.M.Synge and the Ireland of his Time," "Certain noble plays of Japan," and "A General Introduction for my Work." The essays are separated into three large sections: Ideas Of Good And Evil, The Cutting Of An Agate, Later Essays And Introdu ...more
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Published March 1st 2012 by Literary Licensing, LLC (first published 1961)
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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 ...more
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