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The Great Poets: W.B. Yeats

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Naxos AudioBooks continues its new series of Great Poets ? represented by a collection of their most popular poems on one CD ? with W. B. Yeats, one of the most loved poets of the 20th century. He left a large legacy of outstanding poems, and the finest are collected here: Down by the Salley Gardens, The Lake Isle of Inisfree, The Secret Rose and He Wishes for the Cloths o ...more
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Published December 1st 2007 by Naxos Audiobooks
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A selection of some of Yeats' better know poetry (though not all the top runners). Nicely read by several different readers. The best way to encounter poetry! The resonance of rhyme most skillfully employed.
The literature itself is no questionable. As my personal preference, listening someone to read poetry to me, that is just romantic.
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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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